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Mixed thoughts on Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (1)

October 14, 2014 — 

A top-down, corporate fascist regime controlling every entity in the beef supply chain, including and specifically targeting the cow-calf producer is how Newcastle, Wyoming rancher and former attorney Tracy Hunt …

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Energy pipeline company to pay nearly $1 million in Milliken nursery dispute (2)

October 14, 2014 — 

The Weld County District Court has settled a property dispute and a Wyoming energy company must pay nearly $1 million in damages to a Milliken, Colo., nursery. Eugene and Janet …

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Research over 29 years shows GMOs are safe to eat (3)

October 7, 2014 — 

E-mails and news websites were abuzz last week with news consumers can now feel more safe than ever feeding their families, pets and livestock genetically modified food and feed products. …

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AQHA competitions offer up big money in fall season (4)

October 7, 2014 — 

Many people know how much fun it is to show an American Quarter Horse but what you might not know is that each fall is championship season for owners whose …

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Research over 29 years shows GMOs are safe to eat (5)

September 30, 2014 — 

E-mails and news websites were abuzz last week with news consumers can now feel more safe than ever feeding their families, pets and livestock genetically modified food and feed products. …

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Chadron students shine at hometown rodeo (6)

September 30, 2014 — 

With three event winners, one runner-up, the all-around cowboy and the men’s team championship to their credit, the Chadron State College rodeo was a whopping success for the hosts over …

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Weld County rancher works around oil, gas drilling (7)

September 30, 2014 — 

The spurs jangle with each step Art Guttersen makes as he strides across the sandy ground of his ranch to the green grass growing around his home south of Kersey. …

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CSU, Noble unveil live water monitoring program near drilling sites (8)

September 30, 2014 — 

Colorado residents now have access to live monitoring of well water near oil and gas drilling. A team from Colorado State University on Wednesday unveiled the Colorado Water Watch, a …

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Justice for Dual Peppy: Former champion stallion among horses removed from property in Black Forest, Colo. (9)

September 30, 2014 — 

Fifteen years ago, Dual Peppy was a well-known, well-muscled stallion commanding $2,500 stud fees. Last week he was found, ribs showing through his hide, in a barn in Colorado, surrounded …

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Syngenta GM corn dispute hurts bottom line for local, national growers (10)

September 23, 2014 — 

Cargill filed a lawsuit against Syngenta this week for attempting to commercialize in China a GM corn product, Agrisure Viptera® (MIR 162) corn seed, which had not yet been approved …

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Fritzler’s corn maze pays tribute to ailing friend of the family (11)

September 23, 2014 — 

For 15 years, Glen Fritzler has opened his yearly corn maze south of LaSalle to myriad emotions. The maze that has become one of Colorado’s premier fall events has prompted …

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Down the pipeline: Constitutionality of Neb action on Keystone XL discussed (12)

September 23, 2014 — 

Those who haven’t piped up to voice an opinion on Transcanada’s proposed Keystone XL are likely in the minority. Strong feelings abound on the proposed 1,179 mile pipeline that would …

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Urban, agricultural communities clash over Colorado Water Plan (13)

September 23, 2014 — 

By 2050, projections place Northern Colorado’s population at double its current level — a forecast that threatens to not only challenge but possibly tap out the region’s water resources. In …

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Low stress weaning a win-win for cows, calves, producers (14)

September 23, 2014 — 

Stress-free weaning may sound as impossible as a flying horse. For those who have used the methods, it’s more of an old plug. Stress-reducing methods that are tailored to a …

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Cattle and beef trade reacts to U.S. market situation (15)

September 16, 2014 — 

International cattle and beef markets are reacting as expected to record U.S. market prices. The latest monthly trade data for July confirms that beef exports are declining; and beef and …

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Ag Secretary vows to address checkoff issues after NFU pulls out of working group (16)

September 16, 2014 — 

During the National Farmers Union Fly-In, the president of South Dakota’s group sat down face to face with U.S. Secretary of Ag Tom Vilsack. The secretary told Doug Sombke and …

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Greeley’s Houston Gardens blossoming under new management (17)

September 16, 2014 — 

An area of serenity is relatively hidden behind the Boys and Girls Club of Weld County and Madison Elementary School. However, thanks to the West Greeley Conservation District, the Houston …

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New Platteville irrigation system allows for easy response in disaster situations (18)

September 16, 2014 — 

A new, more secure irrigation system in Platteville has become the silver lining for 14 agricultural areas in northern Colorado that had a diversion dam wiped out by last September’s …

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Drones: Industry Risk Or Opportunity? (19)

September 6, 2014 — 

Drones -- Industry Risk Or Opportunity? By Amanda Radke A National Geographic article published in July 2014 and written by Mary Beth Albright entitled, “How drones will change the way …

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Gone Hunting: Stuck in a rut? Hunt elk with black powder (20)

September 6, 2014 — 

Spring has come and gone. The days of summer are growing shorter and shorter, which means that the fall hunting seasons are just a few days away. The aspen will …

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