Thursday, February 11, 2016
the-jungle

The U.S. cow herd number is the smallest in over 70 years at the same time as overall beef demand has continued to grow. Over 90 percent of our hog farmers and over 85 percent of our dairy farmers are ...

the-first-lie

  I used to be a factory farmer before the rise of the organic farming movement. My family started farming in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado in the late 1800s. Our farm’s development correlated with the rise of ...

hearth-and-table

Not long ago, Colorado did not automatically scale up every locally grown food into a global crop commodity. Colorado was a beehive of locally focused agricultural activity. A good part of the state’s population was directly employed in farming, ranching, ...