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LCC Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Alumni

LCC Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Alumni

      (Lamar, Colorado; March 30, 2018) Each year, Lamar Community College seeks to recognize alumni for their accomplishments.  To do so, LCC is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Alumnus/Alumna of the Year. Nomination forms are available online at www.lamarcc.edu/alumni-relations and must include the nominee’s name, complete contact information, summary of education & […]

United States Hog Inventory Up 3 Percent

United States Hog Inventory Up 3 Percent

WASHINGTON (March 29, 2018) – As of March 1, there were 72.9 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 3 percent from March 2017, but down 1 percent from December 1, 2017, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Other […]

April Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month

April Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month

  In order to help raise awareness and protect Colorado children from abuse and neglect, Prowers County Department of Human Services, Prowers County Child Protection Team, and the Hotline County Connection Center joined with the Prowers County Board of Commissioners in proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. In 2017, Prowers County Department of Human […]

Jose “Joe” Dominguez…December 23, 1963 – March 28, 2018

Jose “Joe” Dominguez…December 23, 1963 – March 28, 2018

Funeral Services for Joe Dominguez will be held at 11am on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Holly, Colorado with Pastor Kurtis Klinghammer officiating.  Inurnment will take place at a later date.  Visitation for Joe will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel […]

2018 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award® Recipient Announced

2018 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award® Recipient Announced

  The prestigious award recognizes extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation, and is presented annually by Sand County Foundation, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association. Beatty Canyon Ranch in Las Animas County is a generational ranch that has long served as an example of cutting edge […]

U.S. Farmers Expect to Plant More Soybean Acreage than Corn Acreage

U.S. Farmers Expect to Plant More Soybean Acreage than Corn Acreage

Planting Intentions Expected to be Down Slightly from Historic 2017 Record Year, USDA Reports WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – Producers surveyed across the United States intend to plant an estimated 89.0 million acres of soybeans in 2018, down 1 percent from last year, according to the Prospective Plantings report released today by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics […]