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Recent Stories by Samantha Fox, Assistant Editor and Reporter

Colorado ranch celebrates 100 years since homestead

May 25, 2018

A man, in 1938, was working nights as a watchman, overlooking a bridge development in southeastern Colorado. Raising 10 kids in Lamar, Colo., he was working for the town while three of his brothers-in-law and...

TB hard to trace and testing is only 80 percent accurate

May 4, 2018

LOVELAND, Colo. — According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, bovine Tuberculosis is “nearly eliminated from the livestock population of the United States,” but one of the biggest obstacles...

Hemp gaining ground in the US

April 20, 2018

LOVELAND, Colo. — The fifth annual Northern Colorado Hemp Expo gave attendees a glimpse of the products and strides the industry has made in the U.S. Hemp, the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana, has grown as...

NoCo Hemp Expo in its fifth year and growing

March 23, 2018

The 2018 NoCo Hemp Expo is looking to be the largest yet, and will have a larger emphasis on the farm side of the industry than in the past. The expo will be April 6-7...

Preventing listeria outbreaks at produce facilities

March 2, 2018

Listeria is a hard bacteria to find, and when it comes to food safety, it can be a nightmare. During the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Grower’s Association annual conference in February, Laura K. Strawn spoke...

CFVGA conference addresses labor and water issues

February 23, 2018

DENVER — When it comes to his passion for the Denver Broncos, Robert Sakata, president of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, doesn’t hide it. Dressed in Broncos’ colors — an orange Broncos’ suit,...