A week-long tour of Pacific Northwest agricultural operations and businesses this fall is being organized by the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES). Continue reading
Roundup Ready sugar beet and grass seed research and biodiesel crop production are part of the research trials the public can tour and discuss during an educational field day Tuesday, July 10. Continue reading
Oilseed crops are the focus of a brown bag lunch meeting open to the public at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) near Lingle Friday, July 6. Continue reading
An idea sown last year for a student farm at UW came to fruition this spring with vegetable plants popping through the ground near the University of Wyoming’s greenhouse.
The vegetable growing effort is an outreach to the community and helps further education of students in the agroecology program in the College of Agriculture, said Michael Baldwin, a junior majoring in agroecology from Fairfax, Va., and vice president of Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES. The first planting gets the project off the ground. Continue reading
If near-record student enrollment and the multitude of degree options in the College of Agriculture are indications of the importance of agriculture to the state and nation, the industry remains vibrant and is broadening in scope. Continue reading