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Wiping out scrapie in goats, the genetic way

January 13, 2020

More consumers are developing a taste for goat cheese, milk, and meat as they become aware of the high protein and great taste of these products. While U.S. goat producers are enjoying this steady trend,...




Higher calf prices may be on the horizon for 2020

December 6, 2019

A shrinking calf crop and strong consumer demand may trigger a push upward in calf prices starting in 2020, according to a senior economist with the Livestock Marketing Information Center. Jim Robb told cattlemen during...


CSU Seedstock Team learning the ropes at the NWSS

January 17, 2020

The National Western Stock Show Yards are brimming with history and cattlemen with the wisdom won through hard years and experience. The business of selling seedstock doesn’t begin or end with the stock on display...


Colorado Farm Show starts Jan. 28 in Greeley

January 17, 2020

The 56th Colorado Farm Show is coming to Greeley on Jan. 28-30 with a full slate of speakers, displays and exhibits reminding consumers and producers that “if you eat it, drink it, or wear it…agriculture...


James Arness on Anzio Beach in WWII

May 29, 2012

Four months shy of his 21st birthday, James King Aurness of Minneapolis, Minn., was waiting anxiously with fellow soldiers, standing on one of the U.S. Army’s WWII landing barges of the U.S. 3rd Army Infantry...


Newborn calf losses impact bottom line

January 17, 2020

With input costs on the rise, producers need to be diligent about saving every baby calf they can. “For every baby calf you save that could have weaned 550 pounds, if that calf dies, the...


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...


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...



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...





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...



Yellowstone stars’ hats begin in Greeley, Colo.

June 26, 2019

Yellowstone, for fans of the series of the same name, evokes visions of a sprawling Montana ranch and the family and crew who live and work there. On June 19, the Yellowstone was the signature...