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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

‘Agriculture’ Archives

Bovine Tuberculosis Found in Colorado Herd

Bovine Tuberculosis Found in Colorado Herd

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Confirmatory tests show four cows in a Colorado dairy herd have tested positive for bovine tuberculosis (TB). The ongoing investigation by the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the United States Department of Agriculture began in March 2010 when internal lesions were discovered on a Southern Colorado cow at a slaughter facility. Subsequent tracing and testing has led to the discovery of the additional positive cattle. Bovine tuberculosis causes internal lesions in ... Full Story

Annual Directory Promotes Colorado Hay

Annual Directory Promotes Colorado Hay

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2010 Colorado Hay Directory. This annual publication markets Colorado hay to buyers in the state and around the country. “For 23 years this publication has helped connect hay producers and buyers,” said Wendy White, marketing specialist for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. “And it continues to be an important marketing tool for Colorado’s hay industry.” The listing fee is $25, and the ... Full Story

Buying or Selling a Horse? Be Sure to get a Brand

Buying or Selling a Horse? Be Sure to get a Brand Inspection

LAKEWOOD, Colo. –This time of year sends many Coloradans outside to enjoy our warm days and cool evenings; horseback riding is often a favorite summer activity and the Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds horse owners that state statutes require a “brand” inspection if they plan on buying, selling or transporting horses. “The Department typically sees an increase in the number of horses being bought and sold this time of year, ” said CDA’s Division Director for the Brand ... Full Story

‘Horse Business Facilities’ Public Hearing, Monday

Larimer County, Colorado - The Larimer County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 6:30 p. m. in the Hearing Room at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, on proposed code amendments for horse business facilities in Larimer County. Since February 2009 a citizens Working Group has worked with the County on revisions to the current code requirements. ‘Horse business facilities’ include boarding stables, riding ... Full Story

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change

American Farmland Trust Releases Climate Change Legislation Study

Impacts of Climate Change Legislation on Agriculture in the Rocky Mountain States of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico Washington, D.C. —American Farmland Trust (AFT) has released a comprehensive study analyzing existing data and cost-benefit studies to assess the effects of climate change legislation on the agricultural economies of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. AFT sponsored the research to advance understanding of the economic implications for U. S. agriculture as Congress considers ... Full Story

Garage Sale at Berthoud High School to benefit Sabados

Garage Sale at Berthoud High School to benefit Sabados family

Alex Sabados and his parents put up a valiant battle against Alex’s brain tumors. They lost the battle and we lost Alex. However, the fight was expensive and took is toll on the family. The Berthoud High School Student Council has been helping. They have had several events to help Alex including penny wars, selling T-shirts and selling wrist bands. More events had been planned and the council is going ahead with he events to help the family. The next big event is a garage sale at the ... Full Story

CSU Researchers, Cities and Farmers Work Together to

CSU Researchers, Cities and Farmers Work Together to Solve Water Challenges

FORT COLLINS - In 2007, Parker Water and Sanitation District, a Front Range water supplier, and Colorado State University joined forces to develop a new approach to meeting Colorado’s water challenges. Growing municipal and industrial water demand has led to the “drying-up” of irrigated farms in Colorado. Farms - and their water rights - are being purchased by municipalities and water rights are transferred from agricultural to municipal purposes. More “buy-and-dry” of irrigated ... Full Story

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update

Bovine Trichomoniasis Update Talk to Your Veterinarian, Test Your Herd LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds cattle owners to test their herd for Bovine Trichomoniasis. “Testing and monitoring herds for trichomoniasis is the best method of controlling this infection, ” said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. “ Cattle owners should talk to their veterinarian to determine the best management practices for their herd. ” As of March 31, 2010, there are no ... Full Story

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