On Tuesday, April 3, U.S. Senator Michael Bennet toured Tuxedo Corn Farm in Olathe to highlight a farmer-led agriculture sustainability project.
The Uncompahgre Valley Soil Health Project was created to address the threat of high production costs and diminished soil quality facing farmers.
Jared Chappell, Cedar-edge, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.
Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.
When finally open to recreational boaters, the stretch of Gunnison River past Hartland Diversion will still bear the upstream warning of "Extreme Danger."
Fears of potential liability have kept any of the agencies involved in the Hartland Diversion bypass project from authorizing removal of the riverside sign warning of danger ahead.
By Webb Callicutt
Delta County Weed Program
The lovely green vegetation that can now be seen after the snowmelt will be a problem by early April. These plants are the first of the 2012 weed crop.
Trudy Kareus, state executive director of the Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA), urges producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do so before the sales closing date of March 15.
The noninsured crop disaster assistance program (NAP) is a federally funded program that helps producers reduce their risk when growing food and fiber crops, specialty crops and crops for livestock feed.