Livestock farming

Montezuma sheriff ups livestock inspections

When ranchers haul livestock in Montezuma County, they may see red and blue flashing in their rearview mirrors. That’s because Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin has begun a campaign to prevent...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New pot grow may sprout in Mancos

The Mancos Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended a new recreational marijuana growing facility for approval. The 5,000-square-foot grow facility could move into part of the former...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado bill aims to help smaller farmers, producers sell homemade foods

DENVER – State lawmakers on Wednesday advanced a measure that aims at making it easier for smaller farmers and producers to sell homemade foods to consumers. The legislation follows in the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores rancher named Cattleman of the Year

Vernon “Bud” Walker Jr. was named Cattleman of the Year by the Southwestern Colorado Livestock Association at the group’s annual banquet. Walker has dedicated his life to ranching, with the last 35...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man named Brand Inspector of the Year

Bayfield resident Chad Moore was named Brand Inspector of the Year by the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association at its Mid-Winter Conference in Denver last week. Moore has served as the brand inspector...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Western Stock Show teaches kids about agriculture

DENVER (AP) – Education took center stage at the National Western Stock Show Saturday. The final weekend of the event featured exhibitions and performances dedicated to teaching kids about...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cattle country responds to recent cancer report

GREELEY (AP) – Whether it’s a big juicy steak to top off a tough week or bacon and sausage with Sunday morning brunch, a World Health Organization study says you could be eating the ingredients to...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument grazing discussed

Despite less than perfect rangeland conditions on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, cattle grazing is still a legitimate use if managed carefully, monument officials say. The hardscrabble...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Semitrailer loaded with cows sows chaos on Camino del Rio

The intersection of Camino del Rio and U.S. Highway 550 near the DoubleTree Hotel became a bizarre and chaotic scene Sunday afternoon as emergency crews rushed to rescue about 80 cattle from a...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grandin: Everyone has strengths

Town and gown came together in a big way Wednesday night when more than 1,300 people gathered to hear Temple Grandin, whose book Talking in Pictures: My Life with Autism was selected for this...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

For animal scientist Temple Grandin, empathy triumphs

Temple Grandin, a renowned animal scientist, showed Fort Lewis College students Wednesday how her inventions help local slaughterhouse workers move animals from the trailer to the stunner. Grandin,...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

In spill’s wake, ranchers feel fortunate

Outfitters who depend on the Animas River took an immediate hit in the aftermath of the Gold King Mine blowout, and the long-term affect on tourism is yet to be known. But for those in the...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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