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DATE: July 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Vermonters join Coloradans in wanting to grow hemp

WAITSFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Some Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that’s more suitable for making sandals than...

DATE: July 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Grazing, haying allowed on CRP land

Montezuma County has received authorization from the Colorado State Farm Service Agency Committee to hay or graze CRP acreage in 2013 using emergency provisions. Both authorizations begin today....

DATE: July 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Summit fever from Sharkstooth trail

One of the best day hikes in the area is climbing Centennial Peak in the La Plata Mountains. The route begins at the Sharkstooth Trailhead after 18 miles of dirt roads. High clearance vehicles are...

DATE: July 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Conservation Stewardship Program applications due June 14

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Stewardship Program deadline has been extended to June 14 and will provide about $175 million in funding for enrollment of up to 12.6...

DATE: June 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Sunday lecture topic is Puebloan astronomy

On Sunday, May 5, at 1 p.m. at the Anasazi Heritage Center near Dolores, the Hisatsinom Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society and the Bureau of Land Management will present, as part of the...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Local dairy producer receives help of Colorado AgrAbility

Besides the dairy milk, meat and eggs that her livestock provide her, Vickie Paxton’s goats and chickens give her a reason to get out of bed each morning and force her to keep moving. Movement is...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Dove Creek resident chosen for leadership program

John Lestina of Dove Creek is among 30 participants that have been chosen for the 2012-2014 Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program (CALP) to comprise class 11, according to a written release from...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Achievement to be celebrated during National 4-H Week

2012 marks the 110th anniversary of 4-H. National 4-H Week is the week of October 1-6. During this week, local 4-H clubs will have window displays throughout the business community. In order to...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Testing process streamlined for Commercial Pesticide Applicators

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has announced a new testing feature in Cortez to assist those taking CDA’s Commercial Pesticide Applicator examinations.“This new feature allows Coloradans to...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

NAP closing dates for fall seeded crops approaches

Montezuma County Farm Service Agency is currently accepting applications for 2013 Non-insured Assistance Program (NAP) coverage for fall seeded crops.In order to be eligible for disaster assistance...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

4-H members qualify for Colo. State Fair

Following is a list of the 4-H members that are participating in the Colorado State Fair. In all of the categories, with the exception of dogs, shooting sports and animals, the 4-H member had to...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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