Position: Herald Staff Writer

Conservation programs in the Farm Bill: What do they do?

Though the most recent Farm Bill was passed back in February, few state and local agencies know yet how exactly they will be affected. However, one of the big changes in the bill was a...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

If you could ask anything ...

Once a year, leaders of various federal departments and agencies testify in front of their respective congressional committees, generally on behalf of a budget request. After the testimony, each...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

State’s delegates fighting for PILT

WASHINGTON – While in Colorado last week, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet emphasized the need to reinstate funding for the Payment in Lieu of Taxes, often called PILT payments. PILT allocates federal...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News