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The record contribution of colorados farmers and

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Unformatted text preview: rojected to continue. The Agricultural Sector has reduced debt substantially over the past few years, which improves farmers’ and ranchers’ profitability and sets the stage for future prosperity and capital investment needed for Agriculture to continue to lead the Colorado economy out of recession. < 19 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Mining and Logging C olorado is an energy- and mineral-rich state. The latest U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) ranking of natural gas and oil fields in the nation shows Colorado is home to all, or part of, nine of the largest natural gas fields and two of the largest oil fields. Furthermore, the state is currently the 11th largest coal producer in the country, and the Henderson Mine is the world’s largest primary producer of molybdenum. In addition to traditional energy resource development, Colorado is also one of the nation’s leading renewable energy states with plans to achieve 30% renewable energy by 2020. This goal will include a portfolio mix of wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric energy res...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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