Protesters are calling on the attorney general to investigate a Fort Collins animal testing company after three beagles allegedly died there.
Unusual billboards are going up around Denver asking that drug testing on beagles be stopped, and they specifically blast one testing lab in Fort Collins.
An animal research facility in Fort Collins has been fined for its treatment of rabbits.
More people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce.
Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production. But interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms that can grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.
A fruit fight of sorts is taking place at the state Capitol as a very young lobbyist is urging the Legislature to name Palisade peaches as the state fruit. The debate has riled Colorado growers of other produce, including cantaloupe.
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.
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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four people in Colorado have gotten sick from salmonella in chicken.
Agriculture officials say an invasive insect responsible for the death of tens of millions of ash trees in almost two dozen states has been detected for the first time in Colorado.