Wed October 9, 2013

South Korea Halts Beef Imports From Colorado-Based Meatpacker

A 22 ton shipment of beef from one of JBS USA's meatpacking facilities tested positive for Zilmax, a controversial feed additive meant to make cattle gain weight quickly.
Credit I believe I can fry / Flickr/Creative Commons


Sun August 11, 2013

My Farm Roots: Tough Guys In The Saddle

Nate Pike has worked the land outside Dodge City, Kan., for most of his 80 years.
Credit Frank Morris / Harvest Public Media


Tue July 30, 2013

Can Cattle Hooves Revive Grassland Soil?

William Burnidge, left, an ecologist with the Nature Conservancy, is working with rancher Nathan Andrews to test out a different method of grazing.
Luke Runyon KUNC and Harvest Public Media

The world’s soil is in trouble. Ecologists say without dramatic changes to how we manage land, vast swathes of grassland are at risk of turning into hard-packed desert.

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Mon April 8, 2013

The Search Begins For Century-Old Colorado Farms

The state's historical society has recognized more than 400 farms and ranches in Colorado that have been owned by the same family for a century or longer.
Credit Sara Brooks / Greeley History

History Colorado, the state’s historical society, is on the hunt for farms that have been around for one hundred years or more. 

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Fri February 15, 2013

Survey Results Pinpoint Drought Problems Plaguing Colorado Ranchers, Farmers

At the Governor's Forum on Agriculture, a crowd hears inital results from a CSU Drought Survey.
Grace Hood

As drought persists across the country and in Colorado, the word “uncertainty” increasingly comes up in farming and ranching conversations.

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