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October 16 Crop Progress Report

October 16, 2017 — Copy: Oct. 10 Crop Progress ReportInfogram

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Cherokee Ranch to host stockmanship clinic on Nov. 4

October 16, 2017 — SEDALIA, Colo. — Cherokee Ranch & Castle Foundation announced a series of new partners have signed on to help it produce the previously announced stockmanship clinic taking place on Nov. 4 at the Douglas County Event Center. The clinic will be featuring the most widely

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Colorado Pork Producers announce annual meeting

October 16, 2017 — The Colorado Pork Producers Association announce their annual meeting and invite anyone who raises hogs in Colorado and their guests, to attend. The event will be held Nov. 20, at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Fort Morgan, Colo., at 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch will

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Colorado Pork Producers seek producers to serve as board members

October 16, 2017 — The Colorado Pork Producers Council seeks candidates to run for four vacant positions on the CPPC board of directors. The election will be held Nov. 20, 2017 at the Morgan County Fairgrounds, at the CPPC annual meeting. The following is the criteria for membership and

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Sugar beet chopping demonstration Oct. 25 at Panhandle Research Feedlot

October 16, 2017 — Sugar beets that are not processed into sugar for human consumption are being evaluated for their feeding value in growing and finishing diets at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center feedlot. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, there will be a beet chopping demonstration

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Colorado’s Ag Water Summit will be held at The Ranch on Dec. 5

October 16, 2017 — LOVELAND, Colo. — The Colorado Ag Water Alliance is hosting its biannual Ag Water Summit at The Ranch at the Larimer County Fairgrounds in the McKee Exhibition Hall on Dec. 5, 2017 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. You can register for the summit at https://cawasummit.eventbrite.com. Colorado's

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Arthur County, Nebraska, student takes top honors in Old West Range Judging Contest

October 16, 2017 — VALENTINE, Neb. — One hundred and eighty high school students and teachers from 16 schools from across Nebraska visited Cherry County to test their knowledge of rangeland management during 2017 Old West Regional Range Judging Contest. Sheridan Wilson from Arthur County placed first in the

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NYFC teams up with renowned data visualization firm to help farmers buy land

October 16, 2017 — HUDSON, N.Y. – Finding Farmland (http://findingfarmland.youngfarmers.org), a new website that offers educational tools to help young farmers address the top obstacles to starting a farm — access to both land and capital — was launched on Oct. 16 by the National Young Farmers Coalition and

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Enrollment open for Weld County 4-H

October 16, 2017 — Enrollment for the 2017-2018 Weld County 4-H year is now open. 4-H is a leading youth organization in the nation and serves over 900 youth in Weld County. 4-H provides hands on learning opportunities for youth to gain necessary life skills and become the leaders

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‘Down the Fence’ documentary increases reined cow horse exposure

October 16, 2017 — Reining, cutting or herd work, and cow work: reined cow horses are the triathletes of the equine industry. Two big events are happening in the reined cow horse industry at the moment: the National Reined Cow Horse Association is hosting its Snaffle Bit Futurity in

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Pumpkin Pie | Sharon Raasch – Imperial, Neb.

October 16, 2017 — 2 eggs, slightly beaten 3/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ginger 1/4 tsp. cloves 1 3/4 c. pumpkin 1/2 tsp. salt 1 2/3 c. light cream Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix ingredients in order and pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake at

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Pumpkin Pie Squares | Hannah Heath – Rapid City, S.D.

October 16, 2017 — 1 c. flour 1/2 c. brown sugar 2 c. pumpkin 2 eggs 3/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. chopped pecans 1/2 c. oatmeal 1/2 c. butter 1 can evaporated milk 1/3 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. cloves

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Pumpkin Delight | Marlene Maurer – Lakewood, Colo.

October 16, 2017 — 1 29-oz. can pumpkin 1 tsp. salt 1 c. sugar 3 eggs 1 can evaporated milk 4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice Yellow cake mix 1 1/2 sticks butter 1 c. chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together first six ingredients and pour into

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares | Marlene Maurer – Lakewood, Colo.

October 16, 2017 — Crust: 1 c. flour 3/4 c. brown sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 c. chilled butter, diced 1 c. pecans 3/4 c. old-fashioned oats Filling: 8 oz. cream cheese 3/4 c. pumpkin 1/2 c. sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ginger Topping 1

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Date Pecan Pumpkin Squares | Marlene Maurer – Lakewood, Colo.

October 16, 2017 — 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp. double-acting baking powder 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 tsp. ground cloves 1/2 tsp. salt 2 sticks plus 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened 2 c. firmly-packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 c.

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Pumpkin Cookies| Kay Bedlan – Lewellen, Neb.

October 16, 2017 — 1 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 c. shortening 1 tsp. lemon extract 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 tsp. ginger 1 1/2 c. pumpkin 1 tsp. vanilla 1 c. raisins 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 4 tsp. baking powder 1 c. chopped walnuts

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U.S., Mexican farm leaders spar with Floridians over NAFTA

October 13, 2017 — Representatives of the U.S. and Mexican agriculture held a news conference today at The Source to warn that any proposal to allow produce farmers to invoke trade remedy laws over seasonal surges could sink the entire North American Free Trade Agreement. But a representative of

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House approves emergency wildfire relief, Puerto Rico relief

October 13, 2017 — The House today passed a supplemental appropriations bill to provide assistance for wildfire relief in the western states and hurricane relief to Puerto Rico. The vote was 353-69, with all Democrats who voted supporting the bill. The bill also includes a $1.27 billion grant to

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Kansas company manager earns CAB award

October 13, 2017 — Ty Rumford runs the feeding company like it was his own. He's been doing that for the business south of Scott City, Kan., since 1994, with the title of operations manager since 2000. That was six years before the ownership and name change, but Rumford

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Wyoming attorney Karen Budd-Falen may be next BLM leader

October 13, 2017 — (This post was edited to make a correction. Budd-Falen was not an attorney for they Bundy family.) While the White House has yet to confirm, it appears that Wyoming attorney Karen Budd-Falen will be the next leader of the Bureau of Land Management. Budd-Falen, who

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