At the base of Sinks Canyon in Lander, Wyoming is the Alpine Science Institute, owned by Central Wyoming College. Our own first lady was there today taking a tour of the mobile meat processing and teaching unit. She also toured around a few other places in Fremont County to witness their robust local food supply, and learn about the future of local food in the area.
As part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) effort to find good homes for wild horses and burros removed from public lands, the agency today began offering new financial incentives to encourage qualified people to adopt one or more of the animals.
Possible near-record cold temperatures are expected to move through the Northern Plains and Midwest March 6-10 posing a potential impact to agricultural producers, according to the USDA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Visitors to Cheyenne Frontier Days this year can build a ranch, change a stream flow, meet Wyoming’s most (un)wanted outlaw weeds, eat a beef stick from UW Cowboy Branded Meats and test their wool-grading skills.
North Dakota farmers are scrambling for answers in Washington. As a trade war brews between the U.S. and its partners, an atmosphere of uncertainty looms. North Dakota agriculture leaders say can’t afford to lose these relationships.
The Laramie County Fair begins July 30th at Archer and ends August 2nd at the complex. The fair will move on August 4 to Frontier park and run until the 11th. The last day to enter the fair is June 30th.
Wyoming has a new National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program winner.
Korbyn Warren from Powell grew an 11 pound cabbage and was randomly selected by Wyoming’s Agriculture Department. He receives a $1,000 saving bond towards education from Bonnie Plants. Around 1400 kids from Wyoming participated,
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says small and midsize farms across Nebraska have lost much of their land and revenue to bigger operations over the past two decades. Farms with more than $500,000 in annual sales more than tripled between 1997 and 2012.
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) is trying to cut down on federal overreach. She is pushing legislation that she says will make farmers’ lives easier. Farmers have reached out to the senator asking for a remedy to strict fuel storage rules.
Spring is just getting underway, and for boaters, the chance to get out on a reservoir isn’t too far off. But there’s a bit of business for boat owners to attend to first. Ray Hageman explains in this week’s Game & Fish Report.