Field day brings together agriculture, draft horses, UW basketball coach

Large brown horses with white manes on either side of smiling man.
UW women’s basketball coach Joe Legerski and Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station mascots Pistol (left) and Pete.

UW Women’s Basketball Coach Joe Legerski and draft horses Pistol and Pete  join researchers, business leaders and agriculture agencies and vendors at the  James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) for a field day 2-7 p.m. Thursday, August 24 near Lingle.

Registration begins at 3 p.m., and research presentations are 4:30-6 p.m., followed by dinner with UW Women’s Basketball Coach Joe Legerski.

Highlights are hail recovery, Cheatgrass Challenge wrap-up and tours of research plots and high tunnel. Blue tongue disease, hemp and guar trials and wheat variety trials are also field day topics.

The research and extension center is one of four across Wyoming operated by the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station housed in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

The free event is in conjunction with Goshen County Economic Development Business After Hours.
For more information contact Kelly Greenwald at (307) 837-2000 or kgreenwa@uwyo.edu.