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An irrigation canal in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Weld County Farmers Recovering From Floods Making Good Progress

There’s been some relief for Weld County farmers still suffering from the effects of last fall’s flooding.

09/10/2014

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Irrigation Repairs Needed Before Spring Runoff

This week marks the six month anniversary since the floods devastated Colorado, and while the state has seen recovery there is still a lot to do.

03/10/2014

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

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Northern Colorado Farm Flood Relief Coalition Tallying Funds Available

Colorado farmers affected by devastating floods in September are facing a long road to recovery.

11/02/2013

Flood-damaged fields of corn in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Farmers Lose Homes, Livelihood In Flooding

It didn’t take long for the flood waters to move across fields in northeastern Colorado but the effects will be long lasting.

09/19/2013

Bill Haserbush shows CBS4's Tom Mustin damage on his farm. (credit: CBS)

Longmont Farmer Who Battled Drought Now Dealing With Flooding

Until last week, drought had been Longmont farmer Bill Haserbush’s biggest concern.

09/17/2013

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Decision Time For Colorado Farmers As Drought Looms

Brown stalks of corn sliced off a few inches above the ground stretch across a field at Ackerman Farms north of Fort Collins, where Eldon Ackerman’s family has farmed since 1928.

03/23/2013

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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Larimer County Authorities Warn Of Hay Thefts

Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith is warning rural residents to protect their hay following increasing reports of thefts.

09/10/2012

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Hay Shortage Has Ripple Effect Across Colorado

The drought conditions that have been in effect across much of Colorado this year have created a hay shortage, and hay prices in Colorado and other parts of the Rockies are at historic highs.

08/15/2012

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