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Colorado Agriculture

July Rains Boosting Farmers' Outlook

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver

Weld County farmers requested rain after June proved to be a nearly bone-dry month. Ask and ye shall receive -- or at least that's been the case so f...

Colorado Farmers Groan As Congress Fiddles With Farm Bill

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.– Last week U.S. Republican representatives voted to exclude the nation’s revamp...

Weld Crop Rotations Help Avoid Widespread Corn Problem

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.15.2013 | Denver

The diversity of crops grown in Weld County has helped most local farmers avoid a problem that's been making national headlines recently. Reports in ...

Greeley Gears Up For Second Beef Fest

The Greeley Tribune | Kristen Schmidt | Posted 09.10.2013 | Denver

Greeley's impressive beef heritage will once again be a source of celebration this weekend. The Greeley Beef Fest is back for a second year and will ...

Proposed Creation Of 'North Colorado' Raises Water Dilemma

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 08.23.2013 | Denver

Weld County commissioners want to create a new state to allow northeast Colorado's robust agriculture and oil and gas industries to thrive under regul...

Water Outlook 'Greatly Improved,' But Farmers Still Need Rain

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 08.07.2013 | Denver

On paper, northern Colorado's recovery from months of drought appears to be nearly complete. The plethora of moisture in recent weeks has put precipi...

PHOTOS: Take A Taste Of Colorado

Posted 10.06.2011 | Denver

It may be nearly impossible to notice that summer is winding down with the heat wave spreading across the U.S., but Coloradans are keeping their cool ...

WATCH: Hickenlooper Unveils Plan To Reinvigorate Colorado Economy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

Q: What takes 13,000 Coloradans, 8,500 online/survey responses, 64 counties, 50 work sessions, and six months to complete? A: The "Colorado Bluepri...

Colorado Farmland Goes Dry As Suburbs Secure Water Supplies

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado farmers still own more than 80 percent of water flowing in the state, but control is rapidly passing from them as growing suburbs move to sec...

Afghan Farmers Visit Colorado For Agricultural Tips

The Denver Post | Bruce Finley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT COLLINS -- If the United States really wants to stabilize Afghanistan, say six Afghans visiting Colorado farms, then it should focus more on buil...