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House Ag subcommittee holds hearing on soil health

June 25, 2019

The House Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee held a hearing today focused on the financial and environmental benefits of efforts to maintain and improve soil health on the nation’s farms and ranches. During the hearing,...


House passes minibus with ag approp bill

June 25, 2019

The House today passed H.R. 3055, the minibus of appropriations bills that includes the fiscal year 2020 agriculture appropriations bill. The vote was along party lines, with 227 Democrats voting for it and 193 Republicans...




Wyoming Stock Growers Association announces new officers

June 25, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Stock Growers Association announced the addition of several new Officers: Scott Sims, David Kane, Dan Frank, JW Rankin and Brad Mead. The new appointees bring extensive knowledge of Wyoming’s agriculture...


Economist: Farmer working capital at a low point

June 24, 2019

The agriculture sector’s working capital is now “critically low,” Agricultural Economic Insights, a forecasting firm, said today in an analysis of data released by the Economic Research Service. “The declines in working capital are stark,”...



Chinese candidate wins FAO director-general post
Chinese candidate wins FAO director-general post

June 24, 2019

A Chinese official has been elected director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization today in Rome. The Chinese candidate, Qu Dongyu, a vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs in China, prevailed over...



Farm Credit of Southern Colorado elects new board members

June 24, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – Farm Credit of Southern Colorado recently held board of director elections by mail ballot. The stockholders of the association elected three board members. Incumbents Mark Peterson and Colin Durham were elected to...




Mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus in Moffat County

June 24, 2019

A mosquito caught by Colorado Moffat County’s weed and pest control division has tested positive for West Nile virus. Jesse Schroeder, the county’s weed and pest control manager, said a mosquito caught near the South...


The Fence Post obituary: Frank Joseph Fehringer
The Fence Post obituary: Frank Joseph Fehringer

June 21, 2019

Frank Joseph Fehringer, 90 May 25, 1929 – June 15, 2019 Sterling, Colo. Surrounded by his family, Frank Joseph Fehringer, 90, of Sterling, Colo., formerly of Peetz, Colo., passed away June 15, 2019, at Centre...


The Fence Post obituary; Lenora Elizabeth Folot

June 21, 2019

Lenora Elizabeth Folot, 97 Oct. 10, 1921 – June 17, 2019 Fort Collins, Colo. Lenora Elizabeth Folot, 97, of Fort Collins, predeceased by husband, Reuben Folot. Memorial Service, 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, River...



High yields expected despite cool temps in Colo.
High yields expected despite cool temps in Colo.

June 21, 2019

The Colorado Wheat Tour, a corner-to-corner look at replicated test plots, has come to an end. The tour began Monday, June 17, moving from Walsh at the Baca County Plainsman Research Center to Stulp Farms...