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  • Thanks to Obama, cattlemen lose out

    Thanks to Obama, cattlemen lose out

    Proposed rule changes that would have made it easier for small-scale ranchers to compete with giant meatpacking corporations just went down in flames.

  • The old ways sink into the earth

    The old ways sink into the earth

    There's something evocative about old farm equipment, which is as rich in memories as it is covered in ancient rust.

  • From Corn to Cabernet

    From Corn to Cabernet

    A burgeoning wine industry could provide a welcome economic boost to Colorado's Western Slope.

  • How yuppies killed, and saved, the family farm

    How yuppies killed, and saved, the family farm

    Western Colorado is seeing an unexpected agricultural revival, thanks in part to affluent outsiders creating a market for local food and wine.

  • Heard Around the West

    The Long Arm of the Law hits Western yards; un-damming a Montana waterway; a modern-day farmer’s daughter; clueless CEOs; smart moose.

  • Colorado tax credits make easements work for working people

    Conservation easements are considered the domain of the wealthy, but in Colorado, tax credits are helping farmers like Dorothy and Norman Kehmeier preserve their family’s land.

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