Beef: It’s what’s for farming

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

December 29, 2010

Cattle are a comfortable fit for the Arkansas Valley. Even when crops such as sugar beets, vegetables, melons or broom corn were big money-makers for the valley, raising livestock was the primary agricultural endeavor. Most of the farm acres in the valley have been devoted to raising feed for the animals since the early 1900s, and as time went on, cattle became the key to the valley ag economy…

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