Agriculture & Horticulture

Agricultural educators equipped with the latest research share ways to improve the sustainability of Wyoming livestock and crop enterprises and work with you on your horticultural and rural living issues. Areas of focus include:

  • Intensive training programs such as Wyoming Master Cattleman, High Plains Ranch Practicum, and Master Gardener
  • On-line learning programs addressing agricultural risk, enterprise feasibility, and strategic planning
  • Issues important to rural living landowners

High Plains CropSite

  • Selecting the right tree or shrub for you landscape
    by Caleb Carter on March 19, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    Adding a new tree or shrub to your landscape can be very exciting, but the sheer number of options available can make it a little daunting to choose the right one. To help you begin the process, let’s start by talking about factors you should consider before you buy your next tree or shrub. Why … Continue reading Selecting the right tree or shrub for you landscape →

  • UW Extension suspends in-person events through March 31
    by Caleb Carter on March 13, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    The University of Wyoming Extension has suspended all in-person events through March 31st due to coronavirus concerns. This includes all Goshen County 4-H functions like the 4-H Fun Day Expo scheduled for March 21st, all Cent$ible Nutrition classes, as well as other Extension programs including the pesticide applicator training scheduled for March 18th. At this … Continue reading UW Extension suspends in-person events through March 31 →

  • Berrylicious Spring Garden Conference & Giant Pumpkin Kickoff to be held March 28th in Torrington
    by Caleb Carter on March 12, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    The Goshen County Master Gardeners will host the  Berrylicious Spring Garden Conference 2020 in Torrington, WY on Saturday, March 28th at the Goshen County 4-H Building on the Goshen County  Fair Grounds. The Conference starts at 8:30 a.m. and runs to 2:00 p.m.  There will be four speakers talking on various subjects related to the … Continue reading Berrylicious Spring Garden Conference & Giant Pumpkin Kickoff to be held March 28th in Torrington →

  • Goshen County Master Gardeners host spring tree sale
    by Caleb Carter on March 11, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Have you been looking for a new tree or shrub to add to your landscape? One that will really stand out in your neighborhood? Then don’t miss the Goshen County Master Gardener Tree Sale! The club is taking orders now for May delivery. Add a nice conversation piece by planting a ginkgo tree or a … Continue reading Goshen County Master Gardeners host spring tree sale →

  • Torrington High Plains Crop Convention theme resilience on farms, rural families
    by Caleb Carter on November 12, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Increasing resilience on farms and in farm families is the focus of the 2019 High Plains Crop Convention Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 25-26, in Torrington. Ted Matthews, director of Minnesota Rural Mental Health, will provide his rural mental health support training Monday. He has been working with farm families for two decades. “This training is for people … Continue reading Torrington High Plains Crop Convention theme resilience on farms, rural families →