The 2017 Colorado Farm Show returns to Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley January 24-26.  See hundreds of agricultural exhibits, free seminars, and the latest farm equipment and innovations. Admission is free, but there is a $5 fee for parking.

Farm Show Hours

  • Tuesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Beef Day - Tuesday, Jan 24

  • 9:00 am - 9:10 am - Colorado Cattlemen’s Association Update - Erin Karney
  • 9:10 am - 9:20 am - Priorities for Colorado Livestock Association - Bill Hammerich
  • 9:20 am - 9:30 am - Beef Check-Off Update - Gregory Bloom
  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am - Market Outlook: Supply, Demand, Margin, and Leverage -
    Marcus Brix
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am - Beef Quality Assurance Certification Workshop - Libby Bigler
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - LUNCH BREAK
  • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Stockmanship and Stewardship Demonstration - Curt Pate
  • 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm - Experiencing the Flavor of Beef – Tasting Demonstration -
    Dale Woerner

 Colorado Produce - Tuesday, Jan 24

  • 9:00 am - 9:20 am - Welcome and Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association Status Updates - Robert Sakata
  • 9:20 am - 10:10 am - What’s New In Vegetable Crop Research for Colorado? - Dr. Mike Bartolo
  • 10:20 am - 11:10 am - Benchmarking by Market Channel: Implications for Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers - Dr. Dawn Thilmany
  • 11:20 am - 12:00 pm - Using Weather Data to Predict Irrigation Water Quality: There’s an App for that! - Dr. Channah Rock
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - LUNCH BREAK
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Insurance Options for Fruit and Vegetable Growers: Crop, Product, and Agritourism - Aaron Tattersall
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - CVFGA Networking Session

Ag Spotlight - Tuesday, Jan 24

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am - Pest Management Panel Discussion - Moderator: James Pritchett
  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm - LUNCH BREAK
  • 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Emerging Markets Panel Discussion

Dairy Day - Wednesday, Jan 25

  • 9:35 am - 10:10 am - Update on Dairy-Related Research Activities at Colorado State University - Dr. Pablo Pinedo
  • 10:10 am - 11:00 am - The National Dairy FARM Program – Demonstrating Farmers Commitment to Animal Care - Marie teVelde
  • 11:00 am - Travel Voucher Giveaway
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - What do we Learn when we Genomic Test and what is new in Genomics - Dr. David Erf
  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - LUNCH BREAK
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Farm Labor Legal Update - Kevin Paul
  • 2:00 pm - Travel Voucher Giveaway
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Future of Dairy Development - Tom Haren

Climate Smart Ag - Wednesday, Jan 25th

  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am - Colorado Climate and Climate Change - Dave Aguilera
  • 9:30 am - 10:15 am - Panel Discussion on Climate in Colorado
  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am - Break
  • 10:30 am - 10:45 am - Climate Smart Ag for Colorado - John Stulp
  • 10:45 am - 11:15 am - Ag Emissions, Mitigation, Adaptation and Resiliency - Raj Khosla
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pm - Ag Producer Panel

Partners in Ag - Wednesday, Jan 25th

  • 9:00 am - 10:15 am - Personal Crime Protection - Jerry Garner, Chief of Police, City of Greeley
  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am - Break
  • 10:30 am - 11:45 am - FRESH! Your Local Library is Full of Surprises! - Sara Wright
  • 11:45 am - 1:15 am - LUNCH BREAK
  • 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm - Colorado Hunting Lease Workshop: Steps To Take and Avoid When Leasing Your Agricultural Ground - Nate Gilbert

Equine Day - Thursday, Jan 26

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am - Saddle Fitting & Equine Biomechanics - Jen Wright
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Lunch Break
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Equine Dentistry: Facts, Myths, and the Real World - Dr. Shawn Bot

Partners in Ag - Thursday, Jan 26th

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am - When Enough is Enough -  Chalice Springfield