The deadline is quickly approaching for Colorado farmers and ranchers to provide feedback concerning the impact of this year's drought.
Originally published on Fri December 28, 2012 1:35 pm
You've heard of the "fiscal cliff," but have you heard of the milk cliff"?
If Congress doesn't take action in the next four days, milk prices could shoot up dramatically.
Originally published on Wed December 26, 2012 9:40 am
Whit Deschner stands in the middle of a pasture outside of Baker, Ore., probably 30 or 40 feet away from a black cow licking a white salt block.
To most of us, this may look like a bucolic scene from ranch country, a smattering of black cattle on a vast field that spreads toward distant mountains. But, for Deshner, it's art in the making.
Business is booming at cattle sales yards throughout Colorado. That’s not so good though for western slope ranchers. Last year's dry winter combined with an ongoing drought are forcing many ranchers to sell more than they like.
Despite this week’s snow in the mountains and eastern plains, 2012 will go down as one of Colorado’s driest years on record.