USDA To Reopen Offices Closed After Email ThreatsThe Agriculture Department will reopen some offices Wednesday that were closed after an unspecified email threat, including Colorado.
Threats Close USDA Offices In ColoradoSome U.S. Agriculture Department offices in Fort Collins are among those closed around the country Tuesday because of anonymous threats it considered serious.
Farm Bank Commits $10 Billion In Loans For Rural ProjectsA bank that serves farmers and agribusiness is making $10 billion in capital available to spur private investment in rural America.
Hemp Seeds Bound For Colorado Seized At US-Canada Border Hundreds of pounds of industrial hemp seeds bound from Canada to Colorado have been seized by federal authorities in North Dakota, marking the latest bump along the road to legalization of marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.
Obama Pitches Wildfire Plan To Western Governors In Colorado SpringsPresident Barack Obama on Monday encouraged a group of governors to support a plan to pay for wildfire suppression, and the proposal got a positive reception from the 10 leaders gathered for an annual summit.
Hemp Regulation Advances In ColoradoColorado farmers who want to grow newly legal industrial hemp are closer to being allowed to do it. A state Senate vote Friday puts a hemp regulation measure halfway to the governor's desk.
Scott Tipton Returns To Legislature For VisitRepublican Rep. Scott Tipton is back in the Colorado Capitol -- only this time he'll be visiting as a U.S. congressman, not a state representative.