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Fort Collins Lab Fined For Rabbit Treatment

An animal research facility in Fort Collins has been fined for its treatment of rabbits.

09/18/2014

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Half Of Colorado Farmers Markets Take Food Stamps

More people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce.

08/09/2014

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Monsoon Helps Ease Drought In Southwest States

A generous monsoon has helped ease drought conditions in Colorado and the Southwest, but parts of the hard-hit southern Plains still have a long way to go.

08/07/2014

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Sally Jewell To Visit Colorado Wildlife Refuge

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to make an announcement about youth jobs on federal public lands.

05/22/2014

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Greeley Meat-Packer Pledges Steps On Cruelty

Greeley’s JBS USA meat-packing plant has promised to take steps to prevent animal cruelty after a worker struggled to kill an injured cow.

03/26/2014

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Colorado Meat Company Recalls 90,000 Pounds Of Meat

A Windsor meat company has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions.

12/10/2013

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CSU-Led Group Gets Grant For Biofuel Study

A consortium led by Colorado State University has been awarded a $10 million grant to study obstacles to using insect-killed trees in biofuel production.

11/06/2013

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Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado

Southeast Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin tried an illegal crop this year. He didn’t hide it from neighbors, and he never feared law enforcement would come asking about it.

10/12/2013

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Ute Farm & Ranch Wins $92,000 USDA Grant

The bright green alfalfa fields appear like a surreal oasis tucked into the rolling hills of desert shrubbery that extend south as far as the eye can see.

05/18/2013

Snow surveyors measure the snowpack on Berthoud Pass in this undated file photo. (credit: CBS)

Unusually Cool, Wet April Helps Colorado Snowpack

Colorado’s snowpack is getting closer to normal after an unseasonably cool and wet April.

05/06/2013

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