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.
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A 30-year Fountain business owner gets to keep selling dogs and cats; which he says is about half of his business.
Back in May, city council voted to ban the sale of dogs and cats in Fountain. David Neverette, owner of Valley Pet Store, has been fighting that decision... more »
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Department of Agriculture is warning cattle owners after several cases of a bovine venereal disease were reported.
State Veterinarian Dr. Keith Roehr says cattle should be tested to prevent the spread of the disease.
So far this year, there have been positive trichomoniasis... more »
Activities and facilities around the state involving horses are shutting down because of the Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) spreading.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture said Thursday that eight cases of EHV-1 have been confirmed, and 22 others are suspected. The Dept. of Agriculture has issued 10 quarantine orders in... more »
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... more »
Mariah's Promise is a no-kill dog shelter and rescue that used to be in Divide, but in 2009 they faced foreclosure and had to find a place for their dogs.
The shelter became very well known after taking in Pit Bulls for people who were forced to get rid... more »
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... more »
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking an accountant for the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.
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This job with full state benefits has a starting salary of $3800 - $5600 per month.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 28. more »
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:
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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.
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