Agriculture

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A tribute to John Porter

When I first met John Porter in 1980, he had just taken the reins as manager of the Dolores Water Conservancy District. In retrospect, without John’s interpersonal and diplomatic skills, the...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mia Stovall teaches herd dog clinics at Ag Expo

Mia Stovall has worked with herding dogs since getting a start in 4-H at age 14, and this year she shared on some of her knowledge at the 2017 Four States Agricultural Exposition. Stovall, 52, was...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Annual weed symposium held at Four States Ag Expo

For some farmers, the first day of the Four States Agricultural Exposition was more about education than entertainment. Colorado State University extension agents organized an invasive weed...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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Photos: Thursday at the Four States Ag Expo

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez council supports increased airport user fees

During their first meeting in the new City Hall on Tuesday, the Cortez City Council voted to support a fee increase for the municipal airport. Cortez Airport Manager Russ Machen wants to raise the...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Four States Ag Expo kicks off with a special rodeo

The Four States Agricultural Expo started Thursday at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds, and Executive Director Radiance Beals said she’s excited about everything on the schedule.“We have fun...

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Montezuma irrigation company eases Narraguinnep boating ban

The Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. on Tuesday retreated from its boating ban at Narraguinnep Reservoir and agreed to allow some hand-launched, non-motorized watercraft. MVIC, which owns the lake,...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Decision on future of sheep grazing pushed back

The U.S. Forest Service has delayed its expected winter announcement on the future of domestic sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness, and now expects a decision “in the next few months.” In...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores water district bans boating at Totten Lake

The Dolores Water Conservancy District board voted unanimously on Thursday to close Totten Lake to all boating to prevent contamination by non-native quagga and zebra mussels. The mussels, which...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Hemp study for animal feed heads to Colorado governor

DENVER — Colorado livestock could be eating hemp under a bill that awaits the governor’s signature. The state House voted 63-0 Friday to direct the Colorado Department of Agriculture to study the...

DATE: March 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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How to put a bottle of summer on your table

Yesterday was the last day of summer. River rats and Parrothead wannabes, time to turn in your Tevas for a pair of hiking boots. Mountain people, better zip in that liner to your Columbia jacket,...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Parsnippet

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Bow and Arrow: Native American grown and Colorado proud

About 12½ miles southwest of Ute-owned Weeminuche Construction on a well-maintained gravel road is a secret hiding in broad daylight. The last stop for the Towaoc-Highline Canal, the end of the...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Parsnippet