RBC | On Monday the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) announced the approval of four industrial hemp seed varieties to be produced by the Colorado Seed Growers Association and receive the CDA Approved Certified Seed […]
RBC | Locals Kelly Osborn, Kathleen and Reed Kelley attended agricultural conventions in Denver days before Thanksgiving. Osborn, who puts in her daily work at White River Energy, represented the Rio Blanco County Farm Bureau […]
RBC | Agriculture has been a mainstay of Rio Blanco County’s economy since the homesteaders settled here. While cattle, sheep and hay have remained fairly consistent, other commodities once raised for profit in the White […]
RBC | The Colorado Department of Agriculture is accepting listings for the 2017 Colorado Hay Directory. The annual publication connects hay producers with buyers. “We receive calls from across the country requesting information about Colorado […]
RBC I As of Friday, all Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) affected premises have been released from quarantine in Colorado. There are currently no VS-affected premises under quarantine in the United States. The VS outbreak in the […]
MEEKER I Rio Blanco County residents are invited to learn about small-power hydropower for agriculture at a free workshop on June 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Meeker Library.
RBC I The Colorado Department of Agriculture reminds cattle owners to test their herds for Bovine Trichomoniasis. As of Dec. 25, there is one positive trich location in Park County.
MEEKER I It’s that time of year again when cattle start to fill the lower meadows and truckloads of calves begin to leave the county, providing a once-a-year payday for many ranchers in the area.
Dozens of sheep took up temporary residence on the front lawn of the Western Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation Center in Rangely last week, according to WRBM aquatics/recreation superviser assistant Kirsten Cushman, who captured this image. […]
RBC I March 19 is the 40th anniversary of National Ag Day. It’s not a day that seems to get a lot of attention.
A herd of sheep graze on John and Tawny Halandras’ meadows for a few days before continuing their fall journey from the mountains to their high desert winter range.