Tag Archives: Colorado State University

CSU Experiments in Growing Hemp

HEMPHemp being grown by Colorado State University in southwest Colorado is tucked into a crop of corn at a secret location, but farmers interested in hemp can still ask for a tour. The experiment testing 12 varieties of industrial hemp has permission from the Continue reading

Recent Study Shows how Energy and Wildlife Officials Work Together

colorado parksA recently released study by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado State University describing the effects of energy development on mule deer in the Piceance Basin, has prompted public discussion and media reports about energy companies and wildlife, and whether the two can coexist. Several companies are currently active Continue reading

Bennet and Gardner Push Wildfire Prevention Recommendations

WILDFIREColorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner have sent the Innovations in Forestry and Fire Mitigation report to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The report details recommendations from Colorado fire and forestry experts on the steps the federal government can take to better support the state’s Continue reading

Steamboat Offers Workshop on BMP Inspections

City-of-SteamboatThe Steamboat Public Works Department is hosting a one day training workshop on inspection and maintenance of post-construction stormwater best Continue reading

BLM Faces Lawsuit Over Shady Land Protection

bladderpodThe federal government is using questionable practices to lock up land in Northwest Colorado. That’s according to several local governments and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. The Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado Continue reading

House Approves College Medical Facility Requirements

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require colleges and universities to designate a nearby medical facility for students who need sexual assault exams. The bill was prompted by reports that only one Continue reading

Ag Forum to be Held in Denver Next Month

forumThe 2015 Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, themed “Water: Colorado’s Treasure,” highlights the challenges facing Colorado in meeting the water demands of a diverse state with competing needs. The forum will take place in Denver next month. It will include speakers from all facets of Colorado’s agriculture, including produce Continue reading

Clerk Allows Udall Propaganda Near Polling Place

mark-udall-300A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union yesterday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Senator Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story Continue reading

Moffat County Social Services to Provide Differential Response Training

cdhsMoffat County Social Services will host a Differential Response Community Training session next week.  Trainer Matt Holtman, a Referral and Assessment Specialist with the Colorado Department of Human Services, will oversee two of the four sessions, while Marck Winokur, Continue reading

Beauprez Chooses His Running Mate

repellaColorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez has chosen Douglas County Commissioner Jill Repella as his running mate.  Beauprez made the announcement yesterday.  Repella, who is considered a rising star in local government leadership, grew up in Colorado and received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and Continue reading

Equine Herpes Confirmed, Horse Euthanized

horseThe Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has notified Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office that the horse which was showing signs consistent with Equine Herpes earlier this week tested Continue reading

Horse Traveling Across State May Have Equine Herpes

horseThe state veterinarian’s office is investigating a Colorado horse that is exhibiting signs consistent with the neurologic form of Equine Herpes. Diagnostic samples are in route to Colorado State University.  The Department is responding Continue reading