Agricultural Products

Agricultural Products

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Farm Products Section
2331 W. 31st Ave.
DENVER , CO   80211
(303)477-0054
Fax: (303)480-9236
Persons engaged in the business of buying, selling and/or brokering most unprocessed farm products must file an application to transact such business
License fees for Dealers, Small Volume Dealers, Agents, and Commodity Warehouses vary. Various bonds, insurance, and record-keeping required (amounts vary depending on products & size of business.)
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4140
Fax: (303)239-4177
Organic Producer’s License
Those desiring to certify a farm and utilize the organic certification seal must obtain an Organic Producer’s License

Link: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Agriculture-Main/CDAG/1167928162828

Contact the department’s Organic Certification Program for specific requirements. License fees vary.
The Colorado Seed Act (35-27-101 et seq., C.R.S.) requires truth in labeling of seed offered for sale in Colorado. Retail seed dealers, seed labelers, and custom seed conditioners must register. Fees vary. Seed that is not intended for propagation, seed held for wholesale transactions, and seed that is grown and sold on the seller’s premises may be exempt under the law. However, the seed is still subject to the noxious weed provisions of the law.

Link: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Agriculture-Main/CDAG/1167928162859

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Fruit & Vegetable Inspection Service
150 Washington St., #205
Monte Vista , CO   81144
(719)852-4749
Potatoes: must be inspected per state law.
Other fruits and vegetables may be inspected on request, producer pays for the cost.
Producers may request inspection for shipments going out of state.
State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
If operating a grain elevators, a business may be subject to air pollution permitting requirements, for more information contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Small Business Assistance Program at: 303-692-3175 or 303-692-3148..
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
Motor Carrier Services
1881 Pierce St. #118
Lakewood , CO   80214
(303)205-5691
Fax: (303)205-5764
CUSTOM HARVESTERS: Colorado has a Custom Harvester Permit that can be purchased for vehicles working the harvest season. This permit gives owners of vehicles working the harvest a relatively easy way to comply with Colorado’s registration requirements.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/MCS_dir/Harvest%20Permit%20Informa
tion%20&%20Application.htm

Farm plated vehicles, or vehicles registered commercially with official base state documentation indicating a farm exemption, are eligible for the 60-day permit.

Harvesters are eligible for two permits each calendar year, and they can be purchased at all Ports of Entry (fixed and mobile). Fees vary with type of vehicle.

Every vehicle conducting harvest operations must have a sixty (60) day permit in the vehicle. Harvestors permists are good for sixty (60) days; with one you can make multiple trips in and out of the state without returning to the port of entry.

Every vehicle that transports agricultural products from the field to a place of storage (railroad siding, grain elevator etc.) must have a Colorado Public Utilities Commission Emergency Permit in the vehicle.

Many small businesses may not fully understand environmental regulations and may not have the resources to hire an environmental specialist. For free confidential support to help small business achieve and maintain compliance with environmental regulations, contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Small Business Assistance Program at 303-692-3175 or 303-692-3148. You may also email questions to: comments.apcd@state.co.us

To contact the Public Utilities Commisson, please call 303-894-2000.


NOTE:  If a producer sells ONLY his or her own products, no license is required.
NOTE:  See also LIVESTOCK
NOTE:  If appropriate, see COMMODITIES DEALER
NOTE:  See IMPORT/EXPORT if exporting or importing agricultural products.
NOTE:  If applicable, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
NOTE:  See AUCTIONEER for livestock auction regulations.
NOTE:  If appropriate, see ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK FARM

Agricultural Products

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State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Farm Products Section
2331 W. 31st Ave.
DENVER , CO   80211
(303)477-0054
Fax: (303)480-9236
Persons engaged in the business of buying, selling and/or brokering most unprocessed farm products must file an application to transact such business
License fees for Dealers, Small Volume Dealers, Agents, and Commodity Warehouses vary. Various bonds, insurance, and record-keeping required (amounts vary depending on products & size of business.)
State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Division of Plant Industry
700 Kipling St #4000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4140
Fax: (303)239-4177
Organic Producer’s License
Those desiring to certify a farm and utilize the organic certification seal must obtain an Organic Producer’s License

Link: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Agriculture-Main/CDAG/1167928162828

Contact the department’s Organic Certification Program for specific requirements. License fees vary.
The Colorado Seed Act (35-27-101 et seq., C.R.S.) requires truth in labeling of seed offered for sale in Colorado. Retail seed dealers, seed labelers, and custom seed conditioners must register. Fees vary. Seed that is not intended for propagation, seed held for wholesale transactions, and seed that is grown and sold on the seller’s premises may be exempt under the law. However, the seed is still subject to the noxious weed provisions of the law.

Link: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Agriculture-Main/CDAG/1167928162859

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Fruit & Vegetable Inspection Service
150 Washington St., #205
Monte Vista , CO   81144
(719)852-4749
Potatoes: must be inspected per state law.
Other fruits and vegetables may be inspected on request, producer pays for the cost.
Producers may request inspection for shipments going out of state.
State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
If operating a grain elevators, a business may be subject to air pollution permitting requirements, for more information contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Small Business Assistance Program at: 303-692-3175 or 303-692-3148..
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
Motor Carrier Services
1881 Pierce St. #118
Lakewood , CO   80214
(303)205-5691
Fax: (303)205-5764
CUSTOM HARVESTERS: Colorado has a Custom Harvester Permit that can be purchased for vehicles working the harvest season. This permit gives owners of vehicles working the harvest a relatively easy way to comply with Colorado’s registration requirements.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/MCS_dir/Harvest%20Permit%20Informa
tion%20&%20Application.htm

Farm plated vehicles, or vehicles registered commercially with official base state documentation indicating a farm exemption, are eligible for the 60-day permit.

Harvesters are eligible for two permits each calendar year, and they can be purchased at all Ports of Entry (fixed and mobile). Fees vary with type of vehicle.

Every vehicle conducting harvest operations must have a sixty (60) day permit in the vehicle. Harvestors permists are good for sixty (60) days; with one you can make multiple trips in and out of the state without returning to the port of entry.

Every vehicle that transports agricultural products from the field to a place of storage (railroad siding, grain elevator etc.) must have a Colorado Public Utilities Commission Emergency Permit in the vehicle.

Many small businesses may not fully understand environmental regulations and may not have the resources to hire an environmental specialist. For free confidential support to help small business achieve and maintain compliance with environmental regulations, contact the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Small Business Assistance Program at 303-692-3175 or 303-692-3148. You may also email questions to: comments.apcd@state.co.us

To contact the Public Utilities Commisson, please call 303-894-2000.


NOTE:  If a producer sells ONLY his or her own products, no license is required.
NOTE:  See also LIVESTOCK
NOTE:  If appropriate, see COMMODITIES DEALER
NOTE:  See IMPORT/EXPORT if exporting or importing agricultural products.
NOTE:  If applicable, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WASTE
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
NOTE:  See AUCTIONEER for livestock auction regulations.
NOTE:  If appropriate, see ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK FARM
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us