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State agriculture department seeks interns, noxious weed advisers


Last updated 11/17/2020 at 4:11pm

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Workforce Development Program (AWDP) which will provide funding to agricultural businesses to hire interns for the 2021 growing season. 

The AWDP provides financial incentives to Colorado farms, ranches, and agricultural businesses to hire interns and provide them with the hands-on training needed to begin a career in agriculture. Qualified businesses that participate in the program may be reimbursed for up to 50 percent of the actual cost of hiring an intern, or $5,000, in exchange for providin...

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