County’s Farm Service Agency is now taking NAP applications

Montezuma County Farm Service Agency is accepting applications for 2014 Noninsured Assistance Program (NAP). The deadline date to purchase NAP coverage is Dec. 2 for alfalfa (forage), mixed...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Need help preserving tomatoes?

For many, gardens produced abundant quantities of tomatoes. When we start getting the sores in the mouth, we know it is time to stop. But what can be done with the rest? Tomatoes are a great item...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

4-H makes impression

“I pledge my head to clearer thinking My heart to greater loyalty My hands to larger service And my health for better living For my club, my community, my country & my world” What is your ‘H’?...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Fall harvest

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

The art of the farm

Flying pigs, statuesque chickens, wall-size oil paintings and beginner chalk-works and drawings all have a similar theme at the latest Cortez Cultural Center exhibit – “Artists of Agri-culture.”...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Waste-removal effort planned at Phil’s World

Volunteers are needed this weekend to help cleanup Phil’s World on National Public Lands Day. “Dumping has definitely been an issue out there for several years,” said Dani Gregory, president of the...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Flu vaccine options: What’s right for you?

Signs like this one are already up at local pharmacies: “Flu Vaccine Available Here!” Indeed, flu season is right around the corner. As you prepare for winter by cutting back the perennials,...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Real estate, mineral tax deadline is Oct. 3

Sherry Dyess, Montezuma County Treasurer, would like to remind property owners that 3 p.m. Oct. 3, 2013, is deadline to pay 2012 real estate and mineral taxes before they are published. If you have...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

New members appointed to Southwest resource council

The Secretary of the Interior’s office has announced 2013 appointments to the Colorado citizen-based Southwest Resource Advisory Council, which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Annual directory connects hay producers, buyers

The Colorado Department of Agriculture publishes the Colorado Hay Directory annually to help promote Colorado grown hay. The 2013 edition of the directory is available to the public at no cost. ...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Water seminar participants to discuss shrinking supply, growing demand

The Colorado River District’s annual water seminar — “Shrinking in Supply, Growing in Demand” — will take place Sept. 13 at the Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. The cost is $30 and...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Drought puts dent in harvest

The local wheat harvest is coming in, and while quality is decent, yields are way down, agriculture officials report. “The mechanical harvests have been going well, but the drought conditions the...

DATE: July 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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