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11 months 3 weeks ago

Sheriff's office investigates Humane Society

COLORADO SPRINGS - The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has assigned a sergeant to open a criminal investigation into claims of animal cruelty and theft of donations at the Humane Society of Fremont County in Canon City. As we previously reported , the shelter failed two consecutive state inspections. Some...

1 year 3 months ago

Veterinarians look for swine virus in Colorado

LAKEWOOD - Members of the Colorado Department of Agriculture's State Veterinarian's Office are investigating whether cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus have turned up in our state. The investigation follows the discovery of the virus last week in pigs in Iowa by the National Veterinary Service Laboratories. While...

3 years 3 months ago

More horses in Colorado may have fatal disease

More horses might have a potentially fatal horse disease in Northern Colorado. The Colorado Department of Agriculture says that Equine Herpesvirus(EHV-1) was confirmed in two horses that live on separate properties in Weld County; those properties have been quarantined. Now 4 other horses are starting to show clinical signs...

3 years 9 months ago

Growing seeds for the future

Grants totaling more than $750,000 have been awarded to farmers around the state, including a seed cooperative in southern Colorado. With so many of us turning to organic foods, it could mean more choices. Hobbs Family Farm in eastern Pueblo County grows organic vegetables and open pollinated seeds. They...

4 years 2 months ago

Stamp out Japanese beetles in your yard

Japanese beetles already infest 35 states in the eastern US. The Colorado Department of Agriculture is trying to make sure your trees, shrubs and lawn aren't munched by the invader. Ag Dept. spokeswoman Christi Lightcap offers these tips to keep the Japanese beetle out of your yard: What...

4 years 7 months ago

IT Professional - Programmer/Analyst

If you don't mind commuting to Denver--here's a good paying job. The Colorado Department of Agriculture is looking for a Programmer/Analyst to work in the Lakewood office. The starting pay is $4530 per month. Application deadline is Jan. 15. Click here to apply.

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