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Saturday, October 25, 2014

‘Agriculture’ Archives

Horse Confirmed with Rabies in Colorado

Horse Confirmed with Rabies in Colorado

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture is encouraging livestock and pet owners to discuss animal health concerns, including the rabies vaccine, with their local veterinarian after a horse in eastern Arapahoe County tested positive for rabies. “The department would like to stress two very important points, ” said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. “One—animal owners need to be aware that rabies is transferring from one species to another and they should monitor ... Full Story

A free training session has been scheduled for those

A free training session has been scheduled for those wanting to perform weed-free hay and forage inspections:

Press release LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A free training session has been scheduled for those wanting to perform weed-free hay and forage inspections:   April 20, 2010 9 am – 2 pm AmericInn 52000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 “This training consists of administrative procedures for weed-free hay and forage inspections,” said Don Gallegos, CDA’s weed free forage program administrator.  “Those attending need to have a good working ... 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 ... 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 ... 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, ... Full Story

RMFU joins calls to strengthen protections against mad

RMFU joins calls to strengthen protections against mad cow disease

Press Release Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) signed on to a letter from R-CALF USA to the USDA requesting that the agency respond to the latest appearance of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") in Canadian livestock. RMFU, which represents family farmers and ranchers in Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming, joined Farmers Unions nationwide in co-signing the letter. Earlier in the month, it was disclosed that the latest Canadian cow afflicted with the illness met ... Full Story

BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Councils

BLM Seeks Nominations to Resource Advisory Councils

The Bureau of Land Management in Colorado announced today that it is seeking public nominations for 15 open positions on its three Resource Advisory Councils, which advise the BLM on public land issues. The BLM will consider the nominations for 45 days after today, when the agency is publishing its formal call for nominations in the Federal Register. The BLM’s Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), composed of citizens chosen for their expertise in natural resource issues, help the Bureau ... Full Story

Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance provides grants to 15

Funds to Help Support Horses in Rising Trend Press Release, Denver, CO – March 18, 2010.   The Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance (CUHA) has provided $500.00 grants to 15 horse rescues and sanctuaries located in Colorado supporting their efforts to cope with the rising number of unwanted horses in the state. CUHA is hoping to continue to build relationships with the horse rescues throughout Colorado to further its mission to reduce the number of unwanted horses in Colorado and to promote ... Full Story

Larimer County Ag Forum: Growing your Future in

Larimer County, Colorado - Larimer County’s Agricultural Advisory Board Educational Forum  ‘Growing Your Future in Larimer County’ take place on Saturday, March 13, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-5pm  at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices Building, 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, 1st floor. Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John R. Stulp will open the session with a look at the value agriculture brings to our state and local economies.  Session topics to follow include: the history ... Full Story

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