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Sugar beet diseases, drought, wolves topics at WESTI Ag Days in Worland

Barton Stam visits with a producer during last year's WESTI Ag Days.

Barton Stam visits with a producer during last year’s WESTI Ag Days.

Sugar beet diseases, drought risk management, wolves do’s and don’ts for landowners and pesticide application certification sessions are among 34 concurrent sessions at Wyoming Extension’s Strategically and Technologically Informative (WESTI) Ag Days in Worland Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 5-6.

Registration begins both mornings at 8:30 at the Worland Community Center Complex at 1200 Culbertson Ave. Sessions are 9:15-noon and1:15 -3:45 p.m. Tuesday and 9:15 a.m. to noon Wednesday. A rangeland healthassessment panel discussion is 1:15-3 p.m.

Lunch is provided both days. Sponsored by the Big Horn Basin Ag Ambassadors, the schedule is at bit.ly/2013WESTI.

Other sessions include trends in local food marketing, estate planning, quick dinners from the garden, range nutrition, raised bedgardening, weed control in sainfoin, high tunnels and members of the Wyoming Highway Patrol will present “Commercial vehicles and agricultural operations.”