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Montezuma County looking to revive orchards

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Montezuma County has a secret — mighty fruit orchards that once dominated the southwest Colorado landscape. Now a McElmo Canyon grower is trying to revive heirloom fruits once grown in the county and bring back what he says is a forgotten part of the county’s past. Jude Schuenemeyer and his wife, Addie, are co-founders of… Continue Reading Montezuma County looking to revive orchards

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Colorado agricultural exports jump 28%

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Colorado’s agricultural exports rose $169 million or 27.7 percent during the first nine months of 2010 compared to the same period in last year. The total value of exports jumped to $778 million from $609.2 million in 2009. Each of the top agricultural sectors in the state reported an increase in the first three quarters of… Continue Reading Colorado agricultural exports jump 28%

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This week we commemorate American agriculture and the benefits it brings to our society, our economy and our environment. But most of all, we celebrate the productivity of our nation’s farmers and ranchers. Gov. Bill Ritter has declared March 20 as Agriculture Day in Colorado. While farmers and ranchers constitute less than 2 percent of… Continue Reading America’s economy needs farmers, ranchers, agriculture

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During 2008, Colorado was the No. 1 supplier of beef and beef variety meats to Canada, the No. 2 supplier to Japan and Mexico and the No. 1 supplier of fresh chilled beef to Korea. For the first time, beef exports from Colorado exceed levels reached prior to the closure of most major  U.S. beef markets during… Continue Reading Colorado beef: It’s what’s for dinner–internationally

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