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Consignment sale at La Plata County Fairgrounds

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen (4CBCH) will host the 16th annual Consignment Tack and Equipment Sale on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. The...

DATE: April 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Hobby Farming? Getting popular but it’s not easy

Turkeys, rabbits and a 200-pound sow named Candy inhabit the backyard of Nathan and Julie Harris’ home off County Road 216 in southern La Plata County.Their 16-year-old daughter, Samantha, is...

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

A lifelong rancher

Larry G. Everett is firmly entrenched in Montezuma County. He was born on the ranch four miles north of Mancos that his grandfather Claud Everett homesteaded in 1907. Larry Everett was taught the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Ag educators attend mid-winter conference

The Agriculture Educator’s Creed states: “I will strive to set before my students by my deeds and actions the highest standards of citizenship for the community, state and nation. I will endeavor...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Consignment sale at La Plata County Fairgrounds

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen (4CBCH) will host the 16th annual Consignment Tack and Equipment Sale on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. The...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Career skills focus of Stock Show trip

Each year, the Cortez FFA Chapter sells citrus fruits, nuts and trail mixes as a fundraiser to be able to attend the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, among other conferences and...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Beef Cattle Symposium coming Feb. 15

The 29th annual San Juan Basin Extension Beef Cattle Symposium will be held Feb. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, east of Cortez. The San Juan Basin Extension Beef...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Consignment tack sale at La Plata County Fairgrounds

The Four Corners Back Country Horsemen (4CBCH) will host the 16th annual Consignment Tack and Equipment Sale on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. The...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Farm work too dangerous for youths?

WASHINGTON — Farmers and congressmen Thursday advocated to protect the right of young people to work in agriculture after the Department of Labor released proposed rules that would restrict such...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Spotted a spotted horse

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

USDA invites Ag producers to apply for program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is seeking applications to provide assistance to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to complete a variety of energy...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Award-winning farm

The Ute Mountain Farm and Ranch in Towaoc gained national recognition during the recent National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) National Corn Yield Contest. The farm claimed a third place in the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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