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Soil Health Workshop to be Held Next Week

CSU Extension-150Residents are encouraged to learn the importance of soil conservation and how to increase soil health and quality with an event next week.  The CSU Extension Office will host a Soil Health Workshop and Farm Tour on the 29th.  The goal is to provide the education through field demonstrations and lectures Continue reading

Tipton Questions Witnesses on Harmful Effects of Water Grab

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) questioned witnesses on the impact that the proposed U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Groundwater Directive and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waters of the U.S. rule will have on Western water users including farmers and ranchers, ski areas, municipalities and others during a Continue reading

Farmers to be Compensated for Donated Food

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Farmers now have an incentive to donate produce to Colorado food banks.  Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that will give farmers a tax credit for a quarter of the wholesale market price of the food.  He held a signing ceremony on a truck bed at Adobe House Farm in Durango with farmers, ranchers and Continue reading

Tipton Drops in to Talk About Water

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton stopped by the Wild West Radio studios yesterday to talk about his visit to Northwest Colorado.  Tipton has been busy with legislation to improve the state’s wildfire fighting fleet, investigations into the Benghazi incident, and fighting against federal water grabs, the latest of which was recently introduced by the U.S. Forest Service.  This is the third Continue reading