Residents can ask-a-scientist during field days at University of Wyoming research and extension (R&E) centers in Sheridan and Powell this July.
Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Sheridan R&E Center Tuesday, July 14. The field day is at the Watt Regional Agriculture Center on the Sheridan College campus at 3401 Coffeen Ave. in Sheridan.
Introductions and tours are 2-4 p.m., a buffet dinner is at 5 p.m. (RSVP required) and research presentations are 5:30-7 p.m. Presentations include horticulture, viticulture, alfalfa weevil resistance, forage production, a wildlife depredation project and pollinators.
For more information and to RSVP by July 10 for dinner, call 307-673-2856 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration for the Powell R&E Center field day Thursday, July 16, begins at 1 p.m. with farm tours, introductions and industry demonstrations 2-3:30 p.m., research poster sessions and refreshments 3:30-4:30 p.m., and dinner (RSVP required) 4:30-7 p.m.
Research includes herbicide trials, pollinator food plots and insect pressures, cropping systems – cover and companion crops, Elite malt barley nursery, grape rootstock and Simplot mapping/precision agriculture.
For information and to RSVP by July 9, call 307-754-2223 or email email@example.com.
The R&E centers are part of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station housed within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UW