Recent Stories | TheFencePost.com

Recent Stories by Rona Johnson

Briggsdale Gas and Go hosts big money rib cook-off

September 22, 2017 — If the crowd was any indication, the second annual Briggsdale Gas and Go Rib Cook Off and Customer Appreciation held Sept. 16 in Briggsdale, Colo., was a hit. "It went real well," said Randy Cass, who helped organize the event. He also was the one

Learn more »

Johnson: Wildfires taking a toll

July 28, 2017 — As of Thursday, the Lodgepole Complex fire in Montana had burned about 270,000 acres and was about 62 percent contained. There are about 600 firefighters fighting the fire, which is being referred to as the largest in the U.S. Also, as of Thursday, the fire

Learn more »

Coloradans celebrate Ag Day and the capital building in Denver

March 24, 2017 — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper reminded attendants at Ag Day at the capital building in Denver that it was farmers and ranchers who pulled the state out of the recession in 2008 and 2009. And now, with low prices, it's time for the federal and state

Learn more »

Award winning Alpaca farm in Colorado runs about 450 head

March 10, 2017 — When Sharon and Marc Milligan decided to move out to their 450-acre ranch near Livermore in northern Colorado, the plan was to raise buffalo. That was 12 years ago. Today, although some of their perimeter fencing is designed for buffalo, they run about 450 alpacas

Learn more »

Producers at Colorado Farm Show look to emerging markets to increase their profitability

January 25, 2017 — Low commodity and livestock prices have prompted producers to look for new markets. That's what drove them to the Emerging Markets panel discussion at the Colorado Farm Show on Tuesday afternoon. Producers had a lot of questions for panelists Ed Lehrburger, president and CEO of

Learn more »

Producers at Colorado Farm Show look to emerging markets to increase their profitability

January 25, 2017 — Low commodity and livestock prices have prompted producers to look for new markets. That's what drove them to the Emerging Markets panel discussion at the Colorado Farm Show on Jan. 24. Producers had a lot of questions for panelists Ed Lehrburger, president and CEO of

Learn more »

Colorado Farm Show caters to agriculture producers and consumers

January 16, 2017 — The 53rd annual Colorado Farm Show is all about agricultural production, education and innovation and is designed to resonate with farmers, ranchers and consumers. The theme, Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, stems from the farm show organizers' commitment to educating the consumer about agriculture,

Learn more »