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

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  • 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 →

  • Goshen County Master Gardeners open a plant and pest diagnostic clinic
    by Caleb Carter on June 17, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Do you have questions about your lawn, garden, trees, or shrubs? Or maybe an insect you found in the basement or other nuisance critters? Then come on out to the Goshen County Extension Office and get your questions answered by a Goshen County Master Gardener! The Goshen County Master Gardeners are operating a free Plant … Continue reading Goshen County Master Gardeners open a plant and pest diagnostic clinic →

  • University of Wyoming Extension to host seminar on soil moisture monitoring options for agricultural producers
    by Caleb Carter on March 12, 2019 at 7:19 am

    The University of Wyoming Extension will host a seminar on soil moisture monitoring techniques beginning at 10 am at the Albin Community Center, on Wednesday, April 3rd. Come get current research updates and talk to sales reps about what options they have to offer. Vivek Sharma, University of Wyoming Extension Irrigation Specialist, will discuss his … Continue reading University of Wyoming Extension to host seminar on soil moisture monitoring options for agricultural producers →

  • Master Gardeners to host Spring Garden Conference on native pollinators, growing giant pumpkins, and a pruning workshop!
    by Caleb Carter on March 12, 2019 at 6:42 am

    The Goshen County Master Gardeners will host a Spring Garden Conference on Saturday, March 30th at the Goshen County 4-H Building. The Conference will begin at 9 a.m. with presentations by a variety of garden experts.  The first presenter will be Jane Dorn, author and renowned native plant expert. She will talk about what we … Continue reading Master Gardeners to host Spring Garden Conference on native pollinators, growing giant pumpkins, and a pruning workshop! →

  • Palmer amaranth: a new weed to Wyoming, be on the lookout!
    by Caleb Carter on February 3, 2019 at 6:14 am

    Palmer amaranth is a new weed that has shown up in Wyoming in the last couple of years, and it is a serious weed. Here are a couple quotes to help convey the seriousness of this threat: “It’s the only weed I’ve seen that can drive a farmer out of business.” - Bill Johnson, Purdue … Continue reading Palmer amaranth: a new weed to Wyoming, be on the lookout! →