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Colorado EnergyDay

Colorado EnergyDay. Join us for Energy Day Colorado on September 28th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Denver East High School.

Energy Day is Colorado's first FREE family festival showcasing exhibits focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day will feature exciting exhibits and interactive demonstrations that will teach students and their families about various forms of energy and how through STEM education, they can find an exciting career in the energy industry. Come down and support our local schools, energy experts, and the amazing kids out there looking to learn and develop their skills in STEM education!

Colorado Department of Agriculture

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2020
Contact: Wendy White, 303-869-9174

Click here for press release

The Colorado Department of Agriculture will publish the 36th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory in June, which promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries and farms and ranches that sell direct to the public. Producers are encouraged to submit their information for inclusion in the 2020 edition of the publication.

Free marketing series offers comprehensive tips for those in the Ag business

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Ag Journal, On Line

Make an Offer on Farmland: Property Lines and Easements

The field on a property the author sought to purchase was very impressive to him (it had been planted in corn), and he thought it came with the deal. Due to a misunderstanding both for where the line was as well as acres advertised, only about two-thirds ended up in the sale after the first closing.

Grit

Column: Answering Biden tax plan, conservatives absurdly claim $400,000 a year isn't 'rich'

In the category of "do we have to do this again?" the financial press and personal finance websites have experienced a recent outbreak of articles asking us to feel sympathy for families barely scraping by on healthy six-figure incomes.

Yahoo

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"Our tools are better than we are, and grow better faster than we do. They suffice to crack the atom, to command the tides, but they do not suffice for the oldest task in human history, to live on a piece of land without spoiling it."

~~Aldo Leopold, “Engineering and Conservation” in The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays (1938)

https://www.aldoleopold.org/

See you on the inside!


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Two reasons to overgraze this fall

A person could wallpaper the outer walls of the Washington Monument with pages from the scientific literature, extension fact sheets, and the popular press that contain information on why overgrazing pastures should be avoided.


Pasture Rehab

You’re hurt. The doctor mends the broken bone, treats the pulled quadriceps muscle, or stabilizes the severely sprained ankle. Now it’s time for weeks of physical rehabilitation, or “rehab” as it’s often called.


Farm

How to Make a Neighborhood Farm for an Entire Metropolis

A program being started in Atlanta helps midsize farmers buy their own land while providing much-needed fresh food to urban consumers.


 

Sweet success: Award-winning NC syrup farm modernizes generations-old method

SHELBY — Every year, Rodney and Lynn Willis find a new way to modernize and improve their small farm. But no matter what kind of modernization they add, the process of turning stalks of sugar into an award-winning line of syrups is largely the same as it has been for generations.



Regenerative farming: The theory and the farmers doing it

CSU Extension

Regenerative agriculture provokes strong opinions and passionate debate. There are those who are sceptical of the claims being made in its name, while others have completely bought into the idea that it is farming’s future, and the way to solve climate change.

Farmers Weekly


Commodities

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