Colorado http://ksjd.org en Big Fat Farm Show - March 4th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/big-fat-farm-show-march-4th-2014 <p>With new laws in Colorado allowing the production of industrial hemp for oils, fiber, and fuel, many farmers are considering adding this controversial crop onto their lands. In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Lu Nettleton, a representative with the Colorado Plateau Growers Association, about the legal challenges and potential benefits of growing hemp in southwest Colorado.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:25:24 +0000 Tom Yoder 5736 at http://ksjd.org Big Fat Farm Show - March 4th, 2014 Colorado Education Funding & Amendment 23 http://ksjd.org/post/colorado-education-funding-amendment-23 <p>Education funding in Colorado remains below the national average, and local school districts continue to struggle with state funding mandates that pull money away from education budgets. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with citizen activist Jim Law about what is happening with Amendment 23, a poorly understood law that recently caused local school districts to return money from their budgets to the state.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:52:55 +0000 Jeff Pope 5393 at http://ksjd.org Colorado Education Funding & Amendment 23 Talking Heads - February 12th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-february-12th-2014 <p>KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press talk with District Attorney Will Furse about how his office is adjusting to new marijuana laws in Colorado.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:25:48 +0000 Jeff Pope & Gail Binkly 4858 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - February 12th, 2014 Marijuana In Montezuma County http://ksjd.org/post/marijuana-montezuma-county <p>Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, but law enforcement agencies are wrestling with just what is and isn't legal under new cannabis laws. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell about how his agency is handling marijuana use and possession, and why the legal situation around marijuana in Colorado remains unclear.</p><p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:44:10 +0000 Jeff Pope 4128 at http://ksjd.org Marijuana In Montezuma County