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.
There's more than one cliff drawing controversy this month. The federal farm bill is one of many items caught in congressional gridlock. The bill resets U.S. agriculture policy every four years, and most farmers are still covered by crop insurance and other programs until next planting season. But there's one exception: dairy.