Farm Bill

NEWS
1:39 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Now Appearing: Hemp, For The First Time In Decades

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.

Originally published on Wed May 21, 2014 9:08 am

A handful of farmers are set to plant the country’s first hemp crop in decades, despite federal regulations that tightly restrict the plant’s cultivation.

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NEWS
8:15 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Staff of US Senator Michael Bennet Host Listening Session on Farm Bill

Thistle Whistle Farm near Hotchkiss, CO
Travis Bubenik/KVNF

Members of Colorado US Senator Michael Bennet’s staff recently held a listening session in Paonia to gather community input on the 2013 Farm Bill.

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NEWS
8:43 am
Fri July 19, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Friday, July 19, 2013

  • Recall Election Dates for State Democrats Set for September 10th
  • Western Slope Skies – Women in Astronomy, Part Two
  • Wednesday Thunderstorm Causes Mudslide near Marble
  • Colorado Group Says Farm Bill Subsidy Spending is Wasteful
  • From Harvest Public Media – Do Young People Want to Farm Anymore?
  • Bowie BLM Coal Lease Application meeting held in Paonia

  

 

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