Gail Binkly / KSJD News

More than 80 people marched four miles Saturday to protest operations at the White Mesa Uranium Mill between Bluff and Blanding in Southeast Utah.

Phil Darnell / Creative Commons

Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. served on the Colorado Supreme Court from 1996 to 2015. He is an expert on water law, and decided some groundbreaking cases during his tenure. But he is also a poet, an activist, and the author of various books.  He’ll be speaking at the Cortez Public Library Wednesday, May 17th at 6pm. He talked with KSJD’s Gail Binkly about his life as a justice, a poet, and the importance of water.

Cortez Public Works

Cortez’s Central Business District will soon feel more like a “downtown,” according to city officials. After Labor Day of this year, the City will install medians between Elm and Ash streets (approximately between the Montezuma County Courthouse and the old City Hall). They will also install a median and pedestrian refuge between Roger Smith and Edith streets (near McDonald's).


Saving Money By Cutting Fertilizer Costs

May 15, 2017
Gary Kramer / NRCS

Alan Newport's article, "You Could Get Off the Fertilizer Wagon, in a recent Beef Producer post, provides some tips for cutting input costs for livestock producers, which also have applications for crop producers.  He suggests that good grazing management helps to improve soil health that in turn, allows the soil to mine nutrients for forage growth.  Key practices include keeping the soil covered, minimize soil disturbance, maintaining a diverse mix of forage plants throughout the growing season, and harves

Main Stream Ag Publications Shifting Focus

May 15, 2017

Mainstream agricultural publications are including more articles about small farms and alternative crops, which is a shift from what readers would see a decade ago.