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Postcard: Carp are thriving, unpopular in Wyoming waterways; can be composted (August 31, 2012)

My friend Ogre invited me bow fishing at a remote reservoir in Wyoming. The scene of cows strolling the dung-littered beach there was surreal. This is a strange postcard, but I love the sound. Bow Hunting For Carp Postcard “Wyoming … Continue reading

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Splendor in the grass: Appreciating Augusta’s largest crop (Sunday, June 5, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff MOUNT SOLON — To the untrained eye, it might just look like grass. But it’s never just grass. Not to a cattleman. The rolling fields of Augusta County are carefully planted with crops of orchard grass, fescue and … Continue reading

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Fans of unpasteurized milk buy shares of cows to avoid health laws (Monday, March 28, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff STAUNTON — It’s thick. It’s creamy. It’s controversial. It’s raw milk, and it’s in quiet demand among natural food fans across the country. Bottled and refrigerated right from the cow, this milk skips the pasteurization process, during which … Continue reading

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Highland meat facility is under way (Sunday, February 6, 2011)

Rebecca Martinez/staff MONTEREY — The guide books love to point out that with a population of less than 2,500, Highland County has more sheep than people. The dry air and cool season grasses make Highland County a fine place for … Continue reading

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