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Agriculture

Dr. Steve Paisley, Director of the University of Wyoming’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC), grew up in western Nebraska on a family farm and ranch. As a young man, he attended the University of Wyoming where he studied animal science. He stayed at UW for his master’s degree as well. Eventually, Paisley pursued…

The theme for the Wyoming Farm Bureau Foundation Seminar on November 10th is “Innovations in Agriculture Technology” where speakers will present agricultural technology information ranging from drone and satellite use to virtual fencing. The seminar is free and open to the public. Held in conjunction with the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting, the seminar…

The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) is hosting an opportunity for college students in Wyoming to apply their university studies to a larger discussion of agricultural issues through the “Collegiate Discussion Meet.” In Casper, on November 10th, the 2022 contest will be held during the WyFB 103rd Annual Meeting. Casper College is the host school,…

“Getting out to meet with grassroots members helps me better understand the issues they are facing so I can share their stories with members of Congress and officials in the executive branch,” American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Zippy Duvall says. “These visits are also a great opportunity for me to remind our members of…

DENVER (AP) — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem. The 40 million people who depend on the river to fill up a glass of water at the dinner table or wash their clothes or grow food across millions of acres use significantly more each year than…

Joy Hill, Director of Planning and Zoning for Park County, along with Kim Dillivan, the Assistant Director, spoke about the Land Use Plan that they are working on for Park County.  They are encouraging the public’s input in a series of meeting coming up in October to get people involved in what they want to…

Farmer Zach Buchel from FarmTableWest off the Powell Highway came on SYP to talk about regenerative farming, how he got into farming, and what vegetables he is trying to grow in a greenhouse in winter in Wyoming.  He will be building a geo-thermal greenhouse to raise four crops a year.  Zach also spoke about food…

Joy Hill and Kim Dillivin from Planning and Zoning for Park County came on Speak Your Piece to talk about the recent meetings pertaining to the Land Use Project.  Meetings were held in Cody, Meeteetsee, and Powell and what surprised officials were how different those towns’ needs and wants differed.  Meeteetsee was concerned with connectivity…

AJ Richards, President of Wyoming Legacy Meats, talked about their new business here in Cody and how they’re using regenerative agriculture to give the consumer the best possible beef products.  A fifth-generation rancher, AJ took an interesting journey to get to Cody, including being a Cross Fit trainer. Wyoming Legacy Meats has opened what AJ…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that commodity and specialty crop producers who were affected by natural disaster events between 2020 and 2021 will begin receiving emergency relief payments. The total approximate value of this relief is set at around $6 billion dollars through Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) new Emergency Relief Program to…


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