Monthly Archives: March 2015
Collaboration is an important part of any industry, and recently, it has been reiterated for the agricultural sector of Colorado. In the recently concluded Colorado State University Agricultural Innovation Summit, the need for collaboration to secure the state agriculture’s future was the theme of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s speech, and the participants surely got the message. Among his other points, Hickenlooper highlighted that agriculture businesses and the rest of the Coloradans need to work together to effectively manage the state’s water resources, which is indispensable in the industry.
There are different kinds of farms and ranches. Each will have unique perks that can encourage you to acquire one as a profitable venture. Several farmers and cowboys constantly share the merits of owning and operating a ranch, especially the benefits related to the kind of lifestyle and lucrative business that the property can bring.
Ranch owners make naming their properties seem so easy—Skywalker, Neverland, Imperial Stock—these ranch names seem to leap out to you and grab your attention. With so many good names out there, why does it seem so difficult to name your place?
If you want to be a farmer, then Utah is definitely the place to be. According to Deseret News, sales of locally produced foods are experiencing significant drops all across America, and farms everywhere are growing at a snail’s pace. This seems to be a trend happening nationwide. Everywhere that is, except Utah.
A ranch between Redmond and Bend is scheduled to open by the end of summer, raising cattle and growing various produce. However, it also serves a tertiary purpose: healing for veterans.
Farm-fresh secures victory for Wyoming’s agriculture sector with the passage of the Wyoming Food Freedom Act (FFA) early this March. It’s the first state to adopt a bill that allows a bottle of farm-fresh milk to be sold in the open market instead of being subject to heavy regulation. Read the rest of this entry