U.S. Giving $48 Million To Help West Deal With DroughtThe Obama administration is announcing $48 million in grants to help farmers and others in the West conserve water and energy amid drought and climate change.
Vilsack Visiting Colorado To Promote Pacific Trade DealAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack began a national tour Friday in Colorado to promote the Pacific Rim trade deal, stressing that U.S. farm exports stand to benefit from the proposal.
After Years Of Drought, Farmers Hesitant To Curse All The RainFlooding has caused a lot damage to Colorado's crops, and it's not just costing farmers money, it will impact everyone.
Hemp Expo Held In Loveland As Pot Rules Are ChangingOnce banned because it is a close cousin to marijuana, hemp is coming back in Colorado and now has its own convention, attracting international interest as a new crop for farmers struggling to find new crops to stay afloat.
Test Aims To Boost Farm Efficiency, Free Up Water For CitiesA Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for the state's scarce water.
Weld County Farmers Recovering From Floods Making Good ProgressThere’s been some relief for Weld County farmers still suffering from the effects of last fall's flooding.
Irrigation Repairs Needed Before Spring RunoffThis 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.
Farmers Affected By Historic Flooding Have Hard Time Finding AidFarmer Amanda Scott owns 63rd Street Farm in Boulder. September's floods wiped out the vegetables and crops that would have fed nearly 400 people.
Northern Colorado Farm Flood Relief Coalition Tallying Funds AvailableColorado farmers affected by devastating floods in September are facing a long road to recovery.
Farmers Lose Homes, Livelihood In FloodingIt didn't take long for the flood waters to move across fields in northeastern Colorado but the effects will be long lasting.
Longmont Farmer Who Battled Drought Now Dealing With FloodingUntil last week, drought had been Longmont farmer Bill Haserbush's biggest concern.
Decision Time For Colorado Farmers As Drought LoomsBrown 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.