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The Fence Post obituary: Donald D. Rice, Sr.

January 17, 2020

Donald D. Rice, Sr., 87 Oct. 11, 1932 – Dec. 25, 2019 Broomfield, Colo. Donald D. Rice passed away in peace on Dec. 25, 2019, in Broomfield Colo. He was a beloved and loving husband,...


New hemp group to be led by Wilcox

January 17, 2020

The organization of a new farmer-led hemp group, the U.S. Hemp Growers Association was announced at the Hemp College, an industry event in Indianapolis, Ind. Founding partners that came together to create USHGA include U.S....


The Fence Post obituary: Thomas Richard John Price

January 17, 2020

Thomas Richard John Price Oct. 23, 1927 – Jan. 7, 2020 Stratton, Colo. Thomas Richard John Price was born Oct. 23, 1927, to Thomas Edward Price and Mary Genevieve Ross at 776 Corona Street in...


The Fence Post obituary: Richard Joseph Vogl

January 17, 2020

Richard Joseph Vogl, 92 Sept. 25, 1927 – Jan. 5, 2020 Longmont, Colo. Richard Joseph Vogl passed away Jan. 5, 2020, at his home, in the loving company of his wife and children. He was...


The Fence Post obituary: Leonard Henry Harms

January 17, 2020

Leonard Henry Harms, 81 April 13, 1938 – Jan. 8, 2020 Hereford, Colo. Leonard Henry Harms was the beloved fifth child of Ernest and Meta (Thieman) Harms, born April 13, 1938, in Fort Morgan, Colo....


The Fence Post obituary: Merlin Gebauer

January 17, 2020

Merlin Gebauer, 77 Sept. 2, 1942 – Dec. 21, 2019 Spearfish, S.D. Merlin Gebauer of Spearfish, S.D., passed away on Dec. 24, 2019, at his home. Merlin was born on Sept. 2, 1942, to Bob...


The Fence Post obituary: Clifford Allen Hanna

January 17, 2020

Clifford Allen Hanna, 67 Jan. 2, 1952 – Dec. 15, 2019 Millburn, Neb. On Dec. 15, 2019, a devoted husband was reunited with his beautiful bride. Cliff’s integrity and strength of character was evidenced to...


The Fence Post obituary: Virgil G. Jackson

January 17, 2020

Virgil G. Jackson, 79 April 9, 1940 – Dec. 30, 2019 Chugwater, Wyo. Virgil G. Jackson passed away peacefully with his family around him on Dec. 30, 2019, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne,...


The Fence Post obituary: Guido Facchinello

January 17, 2020

Guido Facchinello, 89 Feb. 21, 1930 – Jan. 7, 2020 Sterling, Colo. Guido Facchinello, 89, of Sterling, Colo., passed away Jan. 7, 2020 at Devonshire Acres. A Mass of Christian burial was held Jan. 13,...


The Fence Post obituary: Claire Mae Buderus

January 17, 2020

Claire Mae Buderus, 87 March 18, 1932 – Sept. 22, 2019 Greeley, Colo. Claire Mae “Claire” Buderus, 87, of Greeley, Colo., passed away peacefully during a short-term stay at Grace Pointe Senior Care Facility on...


The Fence Post obituary: Phillip E. Camenisch

January 17, 2020

Phillip E. Camenisch, 85 July 13, 1935 – Jan. 2, 2020 Frederick, Colo. Phillip E. Camenisch was born on July 13, 1935, in Denver to J. P. Camenisch and Mary M. Camenisch. He graduated from...


Horse trailer trends and toy haulers

January 17, 2020

Times are changing, growing up with horses, thought everyone wanted a horse. Now with urban sprawl and zoning changes, it’s not always easy to enjoy horses at home. To stimulate the market, I think we...



Aggie limericks roll on

January 17, 2020

I’m on a roll with aggie limericks. So, let the good time’s keep rolling. • • • A fat arthritic farmer named Gant. Bought braces to hold up his pants. Told his friends with a...


Makin’ tracks

January 17, 2020

Last week, gentle readers, I went to the big box store and bought me a new recliner. It’s a little bulky, too expensive and has a remote control, but doesn’t everything now a days? While...


The Greenlash has begun

January 17, 2020

Ladies and gentlemen, the Greenlash has begun. All along the urban/rural interface the peasants are revolting. Those who used to cuss the farmer now flock to farmers’ markets. They cursed cows until the cow pastures...


Big Macs and Whoppers

January 17, 2020

No doubt most of you in the livestock business have a certain “family affection” for the fast food chains. Particularly those restaurants whose main attraction is the often disguised but still All-American hamburger. It also...



Senate passes USMCA, sending it to Trump’s desk

January 16, 2020

The Senate today passed the bill to implement the U.Sl-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade. The vote was 89 to 10. The House has already passed it and the measure will now go to President Donald Trump...


Toves takes top spot at Denver Chute-Out

January 16, 2020

DENVER – It didn’t happen the way that he would have liked for it to, but Taylor Toves won the championship at the Professional Bull Riders Denver Chute-Out on Wednesday night. Toves finished third in...