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ANRA. Agriculture and Natural Resources

 Collecting Area
Identifier: ANRA

Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:

Records of the Colorado Potato Growers Exchange

 Collection
Identifier: ACPG
Abstract The Colorado Potato Growers Exchange (CPGE) was formed in 1923 to eliminate speculation and waste in the marketing of potatoes. Twenty separate groups banded together as a central statewide selling agency. The CPGE stabilized the potato market so effectively that it later added onions (1928) and pinto beans (1968) to its operations. The CPGE was the first statewide co-operative formed on a commodity basis. The majority of the records are minutes of the executive committee, copies of the...
Dates: 1923-1981

Records of the Colorado State Forestry Association

 Collection
Identifier: ACSF
Abstract Colorado conservationists formed the Colorado State Forestry Association, also known as the Colorado Forestry Association (CFA), in 1884 to support the conservation, management, and renewal of forests through the dissemination of educational materials, promotion of forestry legislation, and creation of forest reserves. The Records of the Colorado State Forestry Association consists primarily of the correspondence of CFA president William G. M. Stone with prominent conservationists,...
Dates: 1873-1933; Majority of material found within 1905-1916

Records of the Colorado State Grange

 Collection
Identifier: ACSG
Abstract The Colorado State Grange was established in the Colorado Territory in 1874 to give support and encouragement to rural and agricultural communities. This fraternal society remains active in supporting communities through education, emergency relief, and legislative activism. The collection contains financial ledgers, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, issues of the organization's newspaper Colorado Granger, correspondence and other material related to the Colorado...
Dates: 1873-1985; Majority of material found within 1917-1974

Records of the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club

 Collection
Identifier: ADAL
Abstract Founded in 1946, the Denver Agricultural and Livestock Club actively fosters agricultural programs such as the 4-H Club, Future Farmers of America, the National Western Stock Show, scholarships, and local agricultural events. The objective of the Club is to foster closer relationships and acquaintances among individuals living in and around Denver interested in the field of agriculture and to promote agricultural and livestock projects. Collection materials include minutes, correspondence,...
Dates: 1946-1979; Majority of material found within 1969-1978

Records of the Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association

 Collection
Identifier: AGJL
Abstract

The Gilpin-Jefferson Livestock Association, formally established in 1920, was created as part of the national organization and as an affiliate of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association, in order to represent local members in government and educate people about the cattle industry. The collection includes by-laws, minutes, legal and financial documents, correspondence, membership lists, printed material, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1919-2003 (1 record carton, 1 oversize folder); Majority of material found within 1960-1979

Records of the Great Plains Agricultural Council

 Collection
Identifier: AGPA
Abstract The Great Plains Agricultural Council was founded in 1946, merging the earlier Northern Great Plains Regional Agricultural Council (1938) and the Southern Great Plains Regional Agricultural Council (1939). Its purpose was to provide an organization for cooperation and coordination in dealing with key issues in Great Plains agriculture. Members included representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the experiment stations and the land grant colleges and their extension services in...
Dates: 1938-1996

Records of the Great Western Sugar Company

 Collection
Identifier: AGWS
Abstract The Great Western Sugar Company, incorporated on February 27, 1905, was the dominant producer of Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska beet sugar for over sixty years. Each new factory of the Great Western Sugar Company quickly became the hub of the agricultural community in which it was built. Materials include financial and administrative records, correspondence, reports, company publications, subject files, newspaper clippings, photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, audio and...
Dates: 1893-1984; Majority of material found within 1901-1977

Records of the National Agri-Marketing Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter

 Collection
Identifier: ANAM
Abstract The mission of the National Agri-Marketing Association is to connect those who work in agriculture with other professionals who work in marketing, advertising, public relations, and the media. It is NAMA's hope that these interactions will provide those who work in agriculture an opportunity to hear and share new ideas, network with colleagues and customers, and gain exposure and recognition in order to advance in their profession. This collection consists of the files, photos, membership...
Dates: 1967-1978

Records of the National Bison Association

 Collection
Identifier: anba
Abstract The National Bison Association was created by the 1995 merger of the American Bison Association (formed in 1975, and known as the American Buffalo Association before 1988) and the National Buffalo Association (chartered in 1966). The National Bison Association's most successful event, The Gold Trophy Show and Sale, has been held nearly every year since 1980 in conjunction with the National Western Stock Show. Collection materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, conference documents,...
Dates: 1977-2002

Records of the National Western Stock Show

 Collection
Identifier: ANWS
Abstract The National Western Stock Show was organized in 1906 in Denver, Colorado, to display livestock from local ranches and to educate ranchers about new and innovative technology in the agriculture industry. The collection documents the history, early development, and activities of this organization. Material types include minutes, charter and by-laws, membership lists, programs, judging results, premium lists, 4-H Roundup reports, clippings, visual materials, phonograph records, and a...
Dates: 1906-1979; Majority of material found within 1946-1970

Records of the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association

 Collection
Identifier: ANCB
Abstract

A regional affiliate of the Colorado Beekeepers Association, the Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association provides education about beekeeping and promotes the exchange of ideas, materials, and services related to apiary pursuits. The collection includes meeting minutes, membership lists, photographs, publications, surveys, and project documents.

Dates: 1984-2009; Majority of material found within 1984-1993

Records of the Potato Administrative Committee, Area III

 Collection
Identifier: APAC
Abstract The Potato Administrative Committee, Area III, was established as a result of the 1939 Colorado Marketing Act. It administers provisions of marketing orders of the U.S. and Colorado Departments of Agriculture. The Committee serves its members in the Greeley/Weld County area and represents both producers and handlers. This collection contains materials primarily from 1978-1980, reflecting committee business, potato promotion and marketing, and includes a number of photographs of potato...
Dates: 1959-1980; Majority of material found within 1978-1980

Records of the Public Lands History Center

 Collection
Identifier: aplh
Abstract

This collection includes newsletters and posters originating from Colorado State University's Public Lands History Center. Topics are related to natural resource management, the state and national Forest Service, and the National Park Service.

Dates: 1996-2012

Records of the Rocky Mountain Bean Dealers Association

 Collection
Identifier: ARMB
Abstract

The Rocky Mountain Bean Dealers Association, founded in 1916 as the Rocky Mountain Bean Jobbers Association, was organized to support members and promote their products. The records consist primarily of meeting minutes, general correspondence, member rosters, bulletins, and financial documents.

Dates: 1916-1985; Majority of material found within 1960-1973

Records of the Rocky Mountain Conference of Entomologists

 Collection
Identifier: ARME
Abstract The Rocky Mountain Conference of Entomologists, a group of graduate students, entomology professors and researchers, meets annually in Colorado to discuss current research on the topic of insects, as related to soil and crops. Attendance at the annual meetings has grown from twenty entomologists in 1923 to a peak of 223 entomologists and family members in 1970. The collection includes conference proceedings and reports, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, photographic...
Dates: 1923-1990

Records of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

 Collection
Identifier: ARMF
Abstract The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of the RMFU to serve farmers and ranchers through education, legislation, and cooperative activities, and...
Dates: 1897-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-1990

Records of the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association

 Collection
Identifier: armg
Abstract The Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Fair Association, formed in 1942, changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association, though its purpose of promoting the raising of quarter horses remained the same. The organization regulates shows, races, and auctions in cooperation with the National Quarter Horse Association. This collection includes meeting minutes, copies of the Quarter Running Horse Chartbook (1952-75), and issues of the official journal of the organization, ...
Dates: 1950-2009

Records of the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association

 Collection
Identifier: ARMQ
Content Description

Meeting minutes and publications related to the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association.

Dates: 1950-2001

Records of the Rocky Mountain Sod Growers Association

 Collection
Identifier: ARMS
Abstract

The Rocky Mountain Sod Growers Association, established in 1973 and also known as the Rocky Mountain Turf Growers Association, was organized to support members and promote their product. The records consist primarily of meeting minutes, routine correspondence, meeting planning and announcements, as well as correspondence and documents that reflect efforts in areas of member concern, such as the desire to use farm plates for vehicles transporting sod.

Dates: 1973-1980

Records of the Routt County Cattlemen's Association

 Collection
Identifier: arcc
Abstract

Numerous local stockgrowers' associations have existed in Routt County since before 1900. In 1921, a meeting was held to discuss combining all the local associations into the Routt County Stockgrowers' Association, which was accomplished shortly thereafter. The name was changed to the Routt County Cattlemen's Association in 1966. Materials in this collection consist of meeting minutes and organizational documents for the Association.

Dates: 1950-1989