Tax credit seeks to help young farmers

A new state tax credit is seeking to ease one of the largest barriers for prospective farmers, the price of land. “As expensive as land is, it’s very, very difficult for a young farmer to buy land...

DATE: June 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cattle grazing reintroduced to Forest Service lands

After a five-year respite, cattle grazing will resume this month on about 43,000 acres in the Upper Hermosa and Elbert Creek areas of the San Juan National Forest. Up to 200 cattle are allowed to...

DATE: June 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Scientist hopes to restore West’s degraded grasslands

Before European settlers came to North America, bison migrations were essential to the annual renewal of shortgrass prairie ecosystems, says EarthWatch chief scientist Cristina Eisenberg. By...

DATE: June 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cortez Farmers Market opens for business downtown

The Cortez Farmers Market on Saturday kicked off its annual June-to-October run downtown at Main and Elm streets. Theresa Titone, vendors and market manager, said she expects 39 booths as the...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Hay producers needed for annual publication

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2016 Colorado Hay Directory. The annual publication, celebrating its 30th anniversary, markets Colorado hay to buyers. “For 30...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Ranching challenges emerge after 2012 drought

GREELEY – At Marshall Ernst’s ranch in Windsor, northwest of Greeley, the white faces and curly red hair of Hereford cows stand out against the green and brown patches of pasture. For nearly 40...

DATE: May 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

USDA restarts incentives to grow and harvest biomass

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency administrator Val Dolcini announced last week that incentives resume this month for farmers and foresters who grow and harvest biomass for...

DATE: May 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Cortez Farmers Market promises 39 booths this season

The Cortez Farmers Market kicks off Saturday, June 4 at 7:30 a.m. and runs through October. Theresa Titone, vendors and market manager, expects 39 booths as the market season gets in full swing....

DATE: May 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Can food hubs boost rural farming economies?

Dan Hobbs farms 30 acres of land east of Pueblo, Colorado. For years, he spent weekends traveling hours to farmers markets to sell his produce, always losing a day in the fields and returning home...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Ag extension has roots in community

Montezuma County’s agricultural extension office offers more services than people may realize. Director Tom Hooten gave an overview of the department during a recent county meeting. The...

DATE: April 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

CattleGrowers group seeks intern

The Journal The Colorado Independent CattleGrowers Association’s board of directors is accepting applicants for its annual six- to eight-week summer internship. The intern is provided with a grant...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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