Colorado Department of Agriculture en Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="At Centennial Seeds in Lafayette, Colo., Ben Holmes is testing hemp varieties. Holmes made his name distributing and breeding strains of medical and recreational marijuana, but recently has become a prominent figure in Colorado’s fledgling hemp industry. " data-attribution="Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media" typeof="foaf:Image" src="" alt="" /><p>A<a href=""> handful of farmers</a> are set to plant the country’s first hemp crop in decades, despite federal regulations that tightly restrict the plant’s cultivation.<p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:39:46 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 26700 at Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, October 31, 2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Head of Oil and Gas Commission Praises Industry's Response to Flooding</li><li>State Department of Agriculture Still Investigating Case of Stolen Monkey</li><li>Drought Prompts Study of Gold-Medal Fishery Near Basalt</li><li>Delta County Residents to Vote on Ending More Term Limits</li><li>US Rep. Cory Gardner Criticizes "Brobamacare" Ads Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:54:05 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17973 at Farmers look to do more with less water <p>The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Climate models and population growth paint a pretty bleak picture for water availability a few decades from now. If farmers want to stay in business, they have to figure out how to do more with less. Enter: super efficient irrigation systems.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:54:07 +0000 Luke Runyon 15171 at Farmers look to do more with less water