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Farmers pick up the pace on a sunny Friday afternoon along Highway 85, in Brighton, following a wet spring and late start to planting. More than 100 people, many of them farmers, attended a June 8 meeting to express concerns about Adams County proposals to promote “agri-tourism” through commercial and recreational development.
Adams County development plans draw ire of area farmers

BRIGHTON — A little more than 100 people showed up to a June 8 meeting at Eagle View Adult Center to express their concerns regarding agricultural planning efforts within the city and county.

The public meeting was requested during a city council meeting last December, where council postponed a decision to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Adams County until city staff was able to meet with local producers for further discussion. 

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