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Revolutionizing farming and doubling production with agriscience

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Technology is quickly spreading from urban streets to rural farmland. Innovations in agricultural technology are enabling farmers to multiply their yields while using resources more efficiently. According to Dr. Greg Graff of Colorado State University, "The technological improvements in agriculture over the last half of the century--of which Colorado farmers and agribusinesses are at the forefront--have doubled our production capacity while using the same amount of resources." But what are these advancements, exactly?

Galaxy Gallery in Lamar opens to the public

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The Galaxy Gallery, located at 108 North Main in Lamar, has recently opened to provide a showcase for artists of different styles, media, and visions.  The hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and weekends by appointment.

Vincent Gearhart, one of the gallery curators said, "We are very happy to be able to provide artists of all types in southeast Colorado a location where they can have their artwork available for display to the public and not kept in a closet or storage area someplace."