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Bays’ 60th Anniversary celebration

April 26, 2019

Marvin and Mildred (Millie) Bay, Eaton, Colo., will be celebrating 60 years of marriage at a reception Saturday, May 4, 2-4 p.m. at the Eaton Evangelical Free Church, 1325 3rd St. The couple’s children and...


Livingston Ranch receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award
Livingston Ranch receives Colorado Leopold Conservation Award

April 25, 2019

STRATTON, Colo. — Mike and Julie Livingston of Kit Carson County have been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award. Sand County Foundation, the nation’s leading voice for private conservation, created...


NCBA’s Frazier announces retirement
NCBA’s Frazier announces retirement

April 23, 2019

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CEO Kendal Frazier announced today that he will retire after four years in the position and 34 years in the beef industry. “I’m a lucky man to have worked in the...


Sizzlin’ S of Montana raises $10k for Nebraska ranchers
Sizzlin’ S of Montana raises $10k for Nebraska ranchers

April 22, 2019

After seeing the outpouring of support for his community following the 2017 Lodgepole Fire, Rod Paschke of Jordon, Mont., knew he had to do something for Nebraska ranchers devastated by flooding. “That fire didn’t affect...



CSU facility pairs science and industry
CSU facility pairs science and industry

April 19, 2019

Gary and Kay Smith are the namesakes of the new meats lab facility on the campus of Colorado State University. Smith was a faculty member in the animal science department for 20 years and was...


Southwest Nebraska helping 4-H’ers in flood recovery

April 18, 2019

Nebraska Extension and 4-H in southwest Nebraska is reaching out to our communities to participate in the 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers program. The bomb cyclone that created devastating flood and blizzard conditions across much of Nebraska...


Colorado cowboy’s late invite turns into big day
Colorado cowboy’s late invite turns into big day

April 18, 2019

Denver’s Rodeo All Star competition, held at the National Western Complex on April 12-13, 2019, invited 126 cowboys and cowgirls from seven different associations and boasted a total purse of $126,000. The two day event...




CSU veterinary teaching hospital holds open house
CSU veterinary teaching hospital holds open house

April 17, 2019

It’s a humbling thought, indeed: If every human being disappeared from Earth, most other life forms would survive quite nicely, thank you. Lacking our inclusion or input, the natural pecking order would continue, or fare...


Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board names Hanes CEO
Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board names Hanes CEO

April 16, 2019

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB) has named Gregory Hanes of Colorado as their new chief executive officer, effective June 17, 2019. “Knowledge of beef producers and the overall beef...






Spanberger, Plaskett make debuts before agricultural journalists

April 9, 2019

Two House Agriculture subcommittee chairwomen — Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., of the Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee, and Delegate Stacey Plaskett, D-V.I., of the Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research Subcommittee — met today with members of the...



A class act: CSU ag professor keeps it real
A class act: CSU ag professor keeps it real

April 5, 2019

Dr. Samantha Cunningham knows she’s sitting on a gold mine. As an assistant professor and instructor in the Department of Animal Science at Colorado State University, she’s teaching more than anatomy and physiology. About 80...


Dennis Brink joins Concordia Univ.

March 29, 2019

SEWARD, Neb. — Dennis Brink has been appointed by Concordia University, Nebraska’s Board of Regents as the university’s first professor of agricultural science. Brink has already begun his work at Concordia, teaching an introductory course...