A Longmont-based organization that works with Native American communities across the U.S. is one of several recipients of grant money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Two Colorado companies are being awarded part of a larger federal grant to develop biofuels from trees.
Four Colorado businesses – including one in Windsor – are among the recipients of $27-milllion in USDA funding to implement renewable energy and efficiency measures into their operations.
The Colorado State University-Fort Collins campus has paid more than $23,000 in fines to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for violating parts of the Animal Welfare Act, a federal law that regulates the treatment of animals in research.
New figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that farmers markets are becoming more common across the country – and Colorado is among the top five states seeing growth over the past year.