University of Wyoming Extension News

Beef research nets top award in UW college of agriculture research magazine

Cattle fed with the GrowSafe system at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center near Lingle.

Research to determine if Wyoming cattle producers could change weaning dates and feed less corn yet maintain carcass quality was voted the top story in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources research magazine Reflections at the University of Wyoming.

Scientists in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Department of Animal Science report their results in the 2012 edition, available this summer.

Research in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences and Department of Animal Science identifying appetite-regulating hormones in breast milk and thus the effect of breast-feeding on obesity prevention received the second-place award.

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