Agriculture

10:00am

Sat December 29, 2012

11:58am

Fri December 28, 2012
Planet Money

Understanding The 'Milk Cliff'

Originally published on Fri December 28, 2012 1:35 pm

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3:39am

Sat December 22, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Joy Of Salt Licking: Contest Turns Farm Animals Into Fine Artists

Originally published on Wed December 26, 2012 9:40 am

Sculptures entered in the Great Salt Lick Contest await the judging and auction.
Taki Telonidis

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.

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5:00am

Wed December 19, 2012
Agriculture

Drought Impacts Colorado Livestock Producers

Rancher Dick Hansen drives through the property where he pastures his herd. This year's drought meant that his hay crop was only half of what it normally is.
Ariana Brocious KVNF

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.

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2:29pm

Tue December 18, 2012

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