U.S. Department of Agriculture
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.
A Windsor meat company has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions.
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.
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.
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.
Colorado’s snowpack is getting closer to normal after an unseasonably cool and wet April.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved new designations allowing farmers and ranchers around the West, including nine Colorado counties, to seek federal aid to get through the drought.
Three years ago, Boulder County rancher Bill Berg was yielding about 1,000 bales of hay from his fields. Last year, Berg was lucky to pull 450 bales from his land – 9 acres of which had turned into a “dust bowl.”
Scientists say recent winter storms could be a sign of a bounce back after a dry start to the season.
Skyrocketing hay prices have prompted a similar spike in hay thefts in northern Colorado.