FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - Immigrant advocates and lawyers were meeting Saturday with people affected by recent immigration raids at a dairy in Fort Morgan.
The community forum was held three days after 11 people were arrested on allegations of falsifying documents to work in the U.S. The people... more »
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - Immigrant rights activists say a roundup of people accused of falsifying documents to work in the U.S. is creating fear and confusion in the community.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced the arrest of 11 people in Fort Morgan. KUSA-TV reports that the... more »
A Longmont dairy connected to the illnesses of 30 people is being allowed to continue selling raw goat milk after complying with criteria set by county health officials.
Billy Goat Dairy owner Bill Campbell says he plans to resume selling the raw goat milk next week.
Boulder County... more »
State health officials say tests show that raw goat milk from a Longmont dairy is responsible for sickening 30 people, including two children who are in the hospital.
Health officials said Thursday that samples of unpasteurized milk from the Billy Goat Dairy tested positive for the strains of campylobacter... more »
Finally, there's some good news for the nation's milk producers.
For most dairy farmers, the price they received for milk last year was less than what it cost to produce it. One dairyman in Skaneateles, N.Y., says he lost $700,000 last year.
But prices appear to be rebounding... more »
You may have noticed you're paying a lot less than you're used to for milk. These days it may save you a few bucks, but it's an unfortunate sign of the times for Southern Colorado's dairy farmers. Will McConnell has owned the Rainbow Park Dairy farm in Florence for the... more »
Six Colorado dairies have filed for bankruptcy protection this year amid banking problems and low milk prices.
Four of the banks had loans from Greeley-based New Frontier Bank, which collapsed in April. That raised the prospect that the dairies and other borrowers would be forced out of business if... more »