Wildlife officials working to save the endangered black-footed ferret are trying to persuade more western ranchers and farmers to reintroduce the species on their private land.
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.
The drought conditions that have been in effect across much of Colorado this year have created a hay shortage, and theft of hay has become a problem.
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.
The drought in the Southwest may help 29-year-old Chad Bicker get to his goal of being a full-time farmer and rancher by the time he’s 40.
Ranchers in southeastern Colorado are cutting their cattle herds because of drought and high feed costs.
Farmers and ranchers from across the country are joining Greeley-based meatpacker JBS USA to donate 16,000 pounds of beef to the Food Bank of the Rockies in Denver.