Other Programs

The Colorado Cattlemen's Association (CCA) has been involved in the creation and longevity of several programs in Colorado dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and advancement of agriculture in the state. These programs continue to run today due to the hard work of CCA and the programs' passionate members. Click below to find more information and links to each of these programs.


Ag Water NetWORK

The Ag Water NetWORK was created by Colorado Cattlemen's Association and the Partners for Western Conservation to help 'keep agricultural water connected with agricultural land.' Water used by agriculture provides an abundance of food, fiber and fuel. Colorado's farms and ranches also supply open space, wildlife habitat and other ecosystem services at no cost to citizens. Ag Water NetWORK is the only organization to bring Colorado organizations through policy and drive solutions-based results for the benefit of agriculture across Colorado.

Click here to find out more about the Ag Water NetWORK.


Beef Quality Insurance

Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers on how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions.

Click here to find out more about Beef Quality Assurance.


CO-AG Legal Center

CCA’s CO-AG Legal Center has been implemented to meet a member-designated need to receive qualified legal representation partnered with access to professional counsel providing issue evaluation and research. If legal representation is needed, the CO-AG Legal Center takes the guesswork out of selecting an attorney. Priority hotline access for legal information and assistance just as soon as you have a question or incur a legal problem. Services are associated with the subject- matter areas listed above related to agriculture.

To participate in the CO-AG Legal Service, join the Legacy Legal Center Member Center.  More description can be found here.  All services are included.


Colorado Habitat Exchange

The Colorado Habitat Exchange will provide incentives and certainty to landowners to conserve the greater sage-grouse habitat. It is a pro-active, collaborative solution to help steer the greater sage-grouse toward recovery, while also enabling energy development and agricultural activities.For landowners, the Colorado Habitat exchange will offer the ability to earn new income by voluntarily creating and/or maintaining habitat critical to greater sage-grouse. For industry, the Colorado Habitat Exchange will offer mitigation opportunities that are quantifiable and that can streamline regulatory approvals. For all, the Colorado Habitat Exchange will mean continued economic development and job creation, in addition to scientifically robust, long-term conservation of habitat and wildlife.


Colorado Resource Monitoring Initiative

Whether you are just getting started or have an established rangeland monitoring program, the Colorado Resource Monitoring Initiative is a tool that can provide you with the assurance that your monitoring efforts have broad acceptance and support. CRMI can also aid preservation of data, as well as potential opportunities and benefits from state and federal agencies. Visit this page to learn more about implementing the CRMI cooperative monitoring process on your private, state, or federal lands.

The Colorado Resource Monitoring Initiative was developed by a group of stakeholders in order to develop a standardized approach to rangeland monitoring across private, state, and federal lands. This initiative brought stakeholders to the table to delineate common protocols and methods that currently exist between agencies and the range science community.

To participate in the Colorado Resource Monitoring Initiative, join the Natural Resource Member Center. More description can be found here. All services are included in the member center.


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