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. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Insect Inspection

Nakayla Lestina spent most of her high school career playing with bugs.Knee deep in grass, tamarisk, thistle, beans, wheat and sunflowers, the Dove Creek student coaxed tiny insects to find new...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Montezuma County Fair Garden Show Results

Agriculture DivisionBest of Show - Spinach - Nancy WatkinsSweepstakes - Karen FullerAward of Merit - Garlic - Karen FullerAward of Merit - Candy onions - Karen FullerAward of Distinction Herbs -...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Water work

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Refuge shows wolves to raise awareness

Light golden eyes stared out of a narrow face at the children and adults who came to marvel at the large creature. But rather than shy away, the wolf went right up to the hands reaching in to give...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Fresh food grown locally

On a crisp Monday morning Gerrie and Rick Goodall pointed out young tomato plants, cucumbers and apple trees to a group of people on their Dolores farm.“This is a third-generation apple orchard,”...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Grand Junction farmer mentors next generation

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Craigslist ad offered a 1989 Case International tractor for sale. That was, coincidentally, the same year Zay Lopez was born.Anyway, Lopez wanted a tractor. Maybe not...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

A ‘Little Bit’ of everything

Sarah Syverson is the project director of the Montezuma County School to Farm Project, a program started by the Mancos Conservation District and LiveWell Montezuma.Syverson and her partner have...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Ag department encourages sunflower producers to vote

Colorado sunflower producers are invited to vote on an amendment to the Sunflower Marketing Order. Currently, the sunflower assessment is set at 3 cents per hundredweight; the proposed new rate...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Colorado Ag Leadership Program seeks applicants

Applications are now being accepted for Class 11 of the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program. Farmers, ranchers, growers and individuals working in allied businesses and organizations are...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Colo. livestock owners warned about virus

New Mexico has reported a second case of vesicular stomatitis (VS) that was confirmed on May 31 near the town of Peralta, just south of Albuquerque. This second case represents a northern movement...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Farmer shares love of nature

The Mancos Valley in Webber Canyon is home to several farms with extensive gardens. It seems to be a good place to plant food crops and have a beautiful garden! Kellie Pettyjohn, of The Wily...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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