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Food Safety News issues warning about FDA, CDC

November 6, 2019

Food Safety News, the newsletter published by Bill Marler, the prominent Seattle-based food safety lawyer, will, for the next six weeks, attach a note to every story posted on the Food and Drug Administration saying...


Grassley to file EPA comments, doesn’t expect shutdown

November 6, 2019

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, told rural reporters today that he will file comments with the Environmental Protection Agency to urge changes in the rule the agency has proposed to manage small refinery...



Search continues for Englebert, donations welcome

November 4, 2019

Friends and family of Chance Englebert continue to search for him. Englebert, 25, who grew up on a ranch near Burdock, S.D., had been living and working in the Gillette and Moorcroft, Wyo., area for...



Secretary Perdue leads USDA trade mission to Mexico

November 5, 2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will lead a trade mission to Mexico Nov. 6-8 to forge new opportunities with U.S. agriculture’s largest bilateral trading partner and second-largest export market. The secretary will be joined...






Trapping today

October 9, 2018

Furs is one of the oldest forms of clothing known to man, and one of the building blocks of our nation, as the early explorers of this country were trappers. While not as common as...


Catahoula Leopard Dog: Not your average stock dog

February 17, 2014

“A Catta whatta?” That’s the most common response that owners of Catahoula Leopards get after answering the question, “What kind of dog is that?” The largest breed of stock dog, a Catahoula, typically weighs between...


Milk price highest in 5 years

September 13, 2019

U.S. dairy farmers are seeing more profit from their milk price. The Agriculture Department announced the August Federal order Class III benchmark price at $17.60 per hundredweight, up a nickel from July, $2.65 above August...



House Ag Committee election 2020 forecast

November 7, 2019

Editor’s note: This article on the 2020 House elections is the first of two stories about congressional elections affecting rural America and agriculture. A second article on the Senate will be published Friday. One year...


Rocky Mountain Oysters are on Poudre High FFA’s menu

January 5, 2018

Poudre High School’s FFA chapter, led by advisers Sadie Nelson and Mackenzie Crooks, is in its fourth year and growing by leaps and bounds. Nelson has served in a leadership capacity overall for seven years,...


Livestock producers and feedlots are facing a trucker shortage

November 30, 2018

Labor shortages are complicating the daily activities in production agriculture in all segments, including livestock hauling. While finding truck drivers is difficult in this market, finding livestock-savvy drivers able to transport hogs and cattle is...


2020 Greeley Stampede concert announcement

November 4, 2019

Tired of the cold weather? Take your mind off the dropping temperature and start thinking of warmer times as the Greeley Stampede is ready to announce the concert lineup for the 2020 event. “We start...