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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Community Agriculture Alliance has been working to promote and support local agriculture in the Yampa Valley since 1999. As the community continues to grow and change, and especially over the last year…
Published: April 13, 2021
Community Agriculture Alliance: Conservation easements in Routt County: What they are and how they benefit you
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Northwest Colorado and Routt County in particular are home to thousands of acres of conserved land. The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust and our Yampa Valley Conservation Partnership are responsible for the…
Published: April 6, 2021
Community Agriculture Alliance: Generations of ranchers honored through Colorado’s Centennial Farms program
Published: March 30, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With the three largest wildfires in state history on the record in 2020, forest health has jumped to the forefront of our natural resource concerns. But what makes a healthy forest?
Published: March 23, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Routt County Cattlewomen, previously Routt County Cowbells, has been educating, promoting and providing nutrition education, outreach and marketing about beef since its inception in 1940. Two of the ladies involved with cowbells…
Published: March 16, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — While there still may be snow falling, it is always a good time to be thinking ahead to spring and summer water issues. Extreme soil moisture deficits and below average snowpack will…
Published: March 9, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Yes, we are trying to get your attention with this headline and have some fun. Agriculture can easily be taken for granted. While our modern lives offer countless conveniences, where you can…
Published: March 2, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Although it is only February and the snow is still falling outside, drought is already weighing heavy on everyone’s mind. Agricultural producers have undoubtedly started planning for the potential of yet another…
Published: February 23, 2021
Is it too early to start talking about the drought of 2021? No.
Published: February 16, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Out of crisis often comes opportunity. Just as the 1930s Dust Bowl stimulated the creation and evolution of soil conservation, so may the recurrent drought being experienced strengthen efforts toward improving drought…
Published: February 9, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It is winter in Colorado, and people are still talking about wildfire. The 2020 fire season was long and intense. The state’s three largest wildfires, Cameron Peak, East Troublesome and Pine Gulch,…
Published: February 2, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Looking toward the coming growing season, there are many concerns facing agricultural producers, such as changes in administration, fluctuations of agricultural markets and drought.
Published: January 27, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Sitting on the porch, I watch the winter storms blow in, bringing much of what we need to live a good life. That winter snow will become the spring melt that will…
Published: January 26, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Virtual reality is a contradiction in terms, yet this best describes how we are living our lives. Zoom meetings and online business marketing, however, aren’t working as well in the nation’s food…
Published: January 19, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — We are often asked “How has agriculture been impacted by the past year?” Like most segments of the community, there is no one simple answer.
Published: January 12, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust has helped to permanently protect more than 662,000 acres through conservation easements. Critical to that work is the long-term commitment of providing the support necessary for…
Published: December 29, 2020
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Did you know that Colorado’s Water Plan calls for 80% of locally prioritized rivers to be covered by a stream management plan by 2030? Yes, that includes our Yampa River Basin.
Published: December 15, 2020
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Robert Frost wrote in “Mending Wall” that “good fences make good neighbors.” Whether those neighbors are our fellow landowners, livestock, wildlife and even passersby, there is no doubt that fencing is needed…
Published: December 8, 2020
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Routt County Board of Commissioners will designate next week as Agriculture Week and March 24 as Agriculture Day in the county to celebrate one of the area’s economic pillars.
Published: March 15, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Do you know the critical water concepts? The Colorado State Water Education plan has identified six critical concepts that all Coloradans should understand about water.
Published: January 5, 2021
A two-lane highway paralleled the scenic river as it snaked through the long Western Slope valley. Verdant farmlands and grazing livestock backed by wild and towering mountains, rock cliffs and sage-covered hillsides hugged the river…
Published: December 22, 2020
Like to bike? The sport of cycling is rolling stronger than ever in Steamboat. From hosting the first-ever SBT GRVL and Colorado Classic races to new mountain bike trails and a world-class bike path along...
Published: April 11, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Each year, the Leadership Steamboat class takes on a project it hopes will make a meaningful community impact, and in 2021, that mission seems to be on target.
Published: March 31, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — “Where would you be without agriculture? Naked and hungry.”
Published: March 23, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The annual Yampa Valley Sustainability Council awards felt a bit different for Michelle Stewart, the council’s executive director.
Published: February 10, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The taste was born on the slopes, rivers and trails near Steamboat Springs, and entrepreneurs Sam Nelson and Jason Friday said it was their love for the area that helped them decide…
Published: January 7, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — While COVID-19 has forced a significant change to the format of the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors Community Christmas Dinner, they still plan to give out about 600 meals Friday.
Published: December 24, 2020
I wish I could say I am surprised by Gov. Jared Polis declaring March 20 as MeatOut Day in Colorado. However disgusted I am, I’m not surprised.
Published: March 15, 2021
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There is a chill in the air, and snow covers the ground outside a farmhouse west of Hayden as Noah Price and Sydney Ellbogen talk about the operations of Mountain Bluebird Farm.
Published: January 18, 2021