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Ozone in Colorado Mountains Surprises Researchers

posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Colorado Democrats Avoid Fracking Fight

posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Colorado Democrats avoided a politically costly fight over oil and gas drilling after a quid pro quo deal pitched by the state's fracking-friendly governor prompted groups to drop their dueling ballot proposals. Full Story

Hemp Seeds Seized At US-Canada Border

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Hemp is legal in Canada, and North Dakota is one of 15 states with laws that allow limited hemp production. However, under the Farm Bill, importing hemp seeds requires permission from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Full Story

Tumbleweeds roll back into the West

posted on April 11, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Tumbleweeds roll back into the West
An icon of the American West is returning…with a vengeance. Several years of drought have made tumbleweeds a thorn in the side in cowboy country. Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State

posted on January 17, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State
States considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana are keeping an eye on the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado. Full Story

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State

posted on November 8, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State
At the core of the secession plan is whether voters in rural communities have an equal voice in legislation that governs them. Full Story

Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado

posted on October 25, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado
Farmers bring in a hemp harvest in Colorado. Full Story

Two Colorado Cantaloupe Farmers Plead Guilty After Listeria Outbreak

posted on October 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers plan to plead guilty under a deal with federal prosecutors in connection with the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in the nation's deadliest case of foodborne illness in a quarter century. Full Story

Colorado Cleans Up While Rain Soaks the Corn Belt

posted on September 20, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Colorado Cleans Up While Rain Soaks the Corn Belt
Farmers in Colorado assess the damage from flooding that brought much-needed moisture to the region, but at a price. And the Drought Monitor shows improvement in Colorado and areas in the Corn Belt received some much needed rainfall, likely too... Full Story

Wild Western Weather as Corn Belt Crop Cooks

posted on September 13, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Wild Western Weather as Corn Belt Crop Cooks
More wildfires in California as flash floods slam Colorado. Meanwhile, the dry conditions remain in the Corn Belt as predictions are made on autumn weather. Full Story

Winds Ease At Colorado Fire, But Town Still A Concern

posted on June 27, 2013 at 5:13 PM

DEL NORTE, Colo. (AP) — This is what counts as good news in Colorado's wildfire season: a breezy day but at least not three straight hours of winds blowing at 25 mph or more.Firefighters battling the massive and erratic wildfire in the... Full Story

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)

posted on June 14, 2013 at 9:32 PM

Market to Market (June 14, 2013)
Full Program: Gusty winds and bone-dry forests fuel wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico. For the second time in a year, the Senate approves its version of the Farm Bill. Despite planting delays, the government calls for record grain and oilseed production.... Full Story

Colorado Wildfires Most Destructive in State History

posted on June 14, 2013 at 5:45 PM

Colorado Wildfires Most Destructive in State History
Lightning strikes, strong winds, and bone-dry conditions sparked several wildfires this week in parts of California, New Mexico, and Oregon. But the charring of Colorado has done the worst damage. Full Story

Market to Market (June 7, 2013)

posted on June 7, 2013 at 6:23 PM

Market to Market (June 7, 2013)
Full Program: Rains dampen the Corn Belt yet again, pushing the Mississippi River to flood stage. Senate lawmakers move one step closer to a final vote on the Farm Bill. Persistent drought in Colorado results in smaller herds for ranchers. Market analysis... Full Story
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