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2022 Colorado STAR Regional Event + Farm Tour

Aug 13, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Ski Hi Complex, Monte Vista, CO
Event Summary
Colorado Department of Agriculture and Acres U.S.A. will host the first in a series of Colorado STAR regional events on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The farm tour event will include a keynote address from Jimmy Emmons, farm tours of two local farms and ranches (transportation provided), program updates, guest speakers from the Colorado legislature, breakout rooms on soil science, on-farm economics and other topics, and a panel discussion with local farmers and ranchers practicing soil health. Please join us at 8 a.m. at the Ski Hi complex in Monte Vista, Colorado.
Event Details
Join us for a day of field and classroom learning!

Preliminary Agenda: 


  • 8:00 Welcome and Introductions 
  • 8:10 Program update 
  • 8:20 Legislator speaker
  • 8:30 Coffee Break
  • 9:00 Travel to farm visits
  • 9:30 Farm visits (choose from)
    • Cropland Operation
    • Rangeland Operation
  • 11:00 Drive Back to Ski Hi Complex
  • 11:30 Lunch Break
  • 12:30 Keynote Address: Jimmy Emmons
  • 1:30 Guest speakers
  • 2:00 Break
  • 2:15 Breakouts rooms
  • 3:30 Panel Discussion
  • 4:30 Closing
Refund Policy
This is a free event but your registration helps us plan appropriately. If you are unable to join us for any reason, please let us know by emailing us at
When & Where
Aug 13, 2022 at 8:00 AM MDT
Ski Hi Complex
2335 Sherman Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
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