The 2007 Colorado Agricultural Outlook Forum will give agriculturalists a chance to examine how changing climate will affect the industry.
"From Colorado to the Clouds: Agriculture and a Changing Global Climate" will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Double Tree Hotel, 3203 Quebec St. in Denver. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
State and national experts will present information about climate change and engage in question and answer sessions with the audience. They'll also discuss opportunities for agriculture to curb the emission of greenhouse gasses and farm policies related to climate change.
Afternoon breakout sessions will include topics on the Farm Bill and farming without subsidies, land-use planning options for green-space and conservation easements, the conservation title of the Farm Bill, and an update and round-table report from the Agriculture Water Alliance.
Early registration is $100 if received by Feb. 7. After that, it will be $120. For more information or to register online, visit www.coloradoagoutlook.org; for registration questions, call the Office of Conference Services at (970) 491-7501; for program information, call (303) 239-4104.