agriculture

Cara Pallone / KOTO

San Miguel County –which hovers around 8,000 people and is tucked into the Southwest corner of Colorado – can best be described as a “tale of two counties.” But a new farm-to-community food-share program serves as a bridge between communities.


Eric Whyte

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe operates a large farm and ranch on its lands in Southwestern Colorado. It grows crops like alfalfa and artisan corn, and raises over 600 head of cattle. The Tribe went through a long settlement process to obtain the water rights to operate the enterprise.  But just because it has the farm and the rights to the water doesn’t mean they can use as much as they want.


Sandu Stefan / Creative Commons

Montezuma County cracked down Monday on several landowners who aren’t managing their noxious weeds.

Soil Science / Creative Commons

Farmers across a broad spectrum of the agriculture industry are embracing the “healthy soil” movement.

Austin Cope

Agricultural workers have a higher suicide rate than those in any other occupation.

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