Vegetable and herb production, weed control and forage research are topics at the University of Wyoming’s Laramie Research and Extension Center field day Thursday, Aug. 28.
Activities are 4-7 p.m. at the Greenhouse Complex at the southwest corner of 30th Avenue and East Harney Street in Laramie. Dinner is provided.
Registration begins at 4 p.m., with Agricultural Experiment Station director Bret Hess and Frank Galey, dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, offering remarks at 4:30 p.m.
Research presentations begin at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30. Tours of the greenhouse and the Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES) facilities follow. The student-run, 1.8-acre vegetable farm is community oriented and volunteer based.
For more information, call 307-766-3665 or email email@example.com.
The AES is in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In addition to other responsibilities, the AES also oversees research and extension centers near Lingle, Powell and Sheridan.