Connie Theos has been sheep ranching near Meeker for most of her 72 years. This year she was named Colorado Wool Grower of the Year.
Cattle And Ranching
Kathryn Grahn tells how her grandmother survived tuberculosis, drove a mule team on a frontier mail route and staked out her claim to land in Prowers County that is now the 5,000 acre Rocking 7K Ranch.
Blood, mud and struggles, the beauty of the landscape, the rancher's connections with the land and animals: it's all here in a collection of timeless photos.
This could be the worst loss of cattle in a decade, in part because it's calving season. Here's what we've learned.
Jefferson County's Bear Creek High is the only high school in the state that offers experiential education in the form of “Senior Field Studies.”
Colorado is among states where lawmakers have talked about transferring federal lands over to local government control.
The drought has ended for much of Colorado, but the U.S. Drought Monitor map shows big red splotches over southeastern parts Colorado, meaning “extreme” to “exceptional” conditions -- the worst drought ratings. And that's causing beef prices to climb.
A severe drought is hitting farmers and ranchers in this state hard. But they’ve been here before. A similar drought, ten years ago, walloped agriculture.