Northern Colorado Corn Field

A corn field, ready for harvest near Loveland, Colorado in November.

The blue sky and the yellow corn make for a vivid picture of late fall in Colorado. According to the The Colorado Corn Growers Association, corn is the state’s most widely produced commodity, corn is a part of more farm operations in Colorado than any other crop. Our state’s producers typically plant between 1.1 and 1.3 million acres annually, resulting in 140 to 180 million bushel of corn that is primarily used for livestock feed.

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