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River flooding along the South Plate River in September 2013. (credit: CBS)

Farmers Affected By Historic Flooding Have Hard Time Finding Aid

Farmer Amanda Scott owns 63rd Street Farm in Boulder. September’s floods wiped out the vegetables and crops that would have fed nearly 400 people.

02/20/2014

Reid Kahl (credit: Facebook)

Jeffco Schools Removes Wheat Ridge High’s Football Coach

Wheat Ridge High School’s head football coach will not be allowed to return to the sidelines next season.

11/14/2013

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CU Economists Revise Job Growth Forecast Upward

University of Colorado economists say the state economy is growing faster than expected.

07/16/2013

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Colorado Farmers Holding Back On Corn Plantings

Farmers around the country collectively intend to plant more corn this year, but growers in dry Colorado are holding back.

03/29/2013

Lynn Fagerberg of Fagerberg Farms talks with CBS4's Ty Brennan (credit: CBS)

Recent Moisture A Godsend For Farmers, But Is It Enough?

Farming is big business in Colorado and spring planting is just around the corner. After a dry winter recent moisture has been a godsend, but farmers are still worried about this year’s water supply.

03/12/2013

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Colorado Rejects Labels For Genetically Engineered Food

Colorado lawmakers Thursday rejected a proposal that would have required genetically engineered food to be labeled, amid fears that the mandate would burden farmers and raise food prices.

02/22/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

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Weld County Farmers Cutting Back On Water During Drought

Farmers in Weld County and in other parts of the Colorado plains are dealing with drought conditions.

08/02/2012

Tom Vilsack (credit: AP)

Agriculture Chief Aims To Ease Fear On Dust Rules

A federal official says U.S. farmers shouldn’t be too concerned yet about stricter federal regulations on farm dust.

03/14/2011