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Greeley-based Pilgrim’s Pride issues recall of 4.6 million pounds of cooked chicken from Waco plant (1)

April 26, 2016 — 

The products were made at the company’s Waco, Texas facility and recalled because of potential contamination from outside materials, including plastic, wood, rubber and metal, according to the U.S. Department …

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Colorado State University’s Temple Grandin honored for work in ag, autism (2)

April 26, 2016 — 

Temple Grandin’s worldwide reputation as a leader in the field of humane animal handing and autism advocacy propelled her into one of the nation’s most distinguished groups – the American …

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Nebraska ag groups urge Congress to fund Agriculture Research Service (3)

April 26, 2016 — 

Nebraska agriculture groups joined together to urge Congress to fully fund the Agriculture Research Service, which includes funding for the Meat Animal Research Center (MARC) in Clay Center, Neb., as …

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Colorado State University receives grant to study Ogallala Aquifer (4)

April 26, 2016 — 

Colorado State University will take a leading role as part of a USDA-NIFA funded university consortium to address agricultural sustainability on the Ogallala Aquifer.The consortium, comprised of CSU and seven …

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Colorado woman finds niche with Boer goat breed (5)

April 26, 2016 — 

Gena Rose slipped into her coveralls, pulled on a baseball cap and reached for a glass Corona beer bottle from a picnic table.“It’s milk for one of the kids,” she …

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Baxter Black: Knowing the way around is a point of pride for cowboys (6)

April 26, 2016 — 

A source of pride amongst cowboys is knowin’ the lay of the land.And any poor fool that gets lost they figger ain’t much of a hand!They said, “We’ll all meet …

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Registration open for Greeley Stampede Golf Tournament (7)

April 22, 2016 — 

The Greeley Stampede Golf Tournament, sponsored by Great Western Bank, will be held June 4 at the Eaton Country Club. The event is open to the public and businesses are …

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Crop Progress report shows continued gains on five-year average in planting progress, sustained moisture quality statewide (8)

April 22, 2016 — 

Crop planting in Colorado is inching closer to — or in the case of potatoes and sugar beets, ahead of — the five-year average for this time of year, according to the …

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Aggie barrel racer wins UNL rodeo (9)

April 22, 2016 — 

Lexus Kelsch of McLaughlin, S.D., recently won the collegiate barrel racing title for the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) at Curtis.She won the short go-round and winning average on …

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Nebraska horse finds place in life through sport of steer wrestling (10)

April 22, 2016 — 

Sometimes in life, it’s a matter of finding out what you’re good at and then doing it.That was the case for a thirteen-year-old buckskin named Chuck.Chuck wasn’t any good at …

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Greeley Stampede seeking video entries for National Anthem Contest (11)

April 22, 2016 — 

The Greeley Stampede is seeking entries for its National Anthem Contest.The winners of the contest will get the chance to sing “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Professional Rodeo Cowboys …

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Platte Valley FFA to host largest spring livestock and horse show in Colorado May 6-7 (12)

April 22, 2016 — 

The Platte Valley FFA Chapter will host the 58th Annual Little American Royal Livestock and Horse Show May 6-7. The spring livestock show gives 4-H, FFA and breed association members …

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Practicum deadline soon for UNL Extension (13)

April 22, 2016 — 

The 2016 Nebraska Ranch Practicum gives ranchers cutting edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Natural resources, livestock management and economic reality are integrated throughout the …

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Weld County native Jack Annan, aka ‘Mr. NJC,’ inducted into CSU Ag Hall of Fame (14)

April 22, 2016 — 

When Jack Annan went to Colorado State University, he knew he wasn’t going to grow crops for the rest of his life.He could have gone the traditional route and taken …

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Baby Animal Days offers kids in Greeley the chance to see, interact with farm animals up close (15)

April 22, 2016 — 

As the fleecy head of a lamb poked out to gnaw on the bars of its pen, the slobbery, chubby cheeks of a redheaded baby did the same at the …

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Gwen Peterson: Writer gets close to Western life, learns about the messy side (16)

April 22, 2016 — 

Cowboy Wade is foreman at a sizeable spread hereabouts. A “yep” and “nope” cowboy, Wade views life and cow activity with a wry eye. His attitude remains unruffled in the …

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Peggy Sanders: Cowboy codes of ethics unfortunately don’t say much about removing your hat (17)

April 22, 2016 — 

Cowboy ethics is a popular phrase that came about from a book penned by James P. Owen titled, “Cowboy Ethics: What Wall Street Can Learn from the Code of the …

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Candy Moulton: Renowned traveler to be honored in Wyoming (18)

April 22, 2016 — 

Ben Kern sat on the seat of a covered wagon, holding the lines to a team of horses in early June 1993 in Ogallala, Neb. It was our first meeting. …

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Black Ink: Navigating the different ways and means of branding (19)

April 22, 2016 — 

Our electric branding iron hangs high on a barn wall, bought on impulse 35 years ago but not used in 30. We freeze brand our replacement heifers, though.And regardless of …

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Three-year-old miniature horse gets second chance at life with prosthetic leg from Colorado State University (20)

April 21, 2016 — 

Jacque Corsentino rode her share of horses throughout her life, always hoping one of them would be that one-in-a-million animal she’d heard people talk about.Then, after she got bucked off …

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