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Wyoming landowners, farmers, and ranchers are being encouraged to attend upcoming public meetings on “critical aging irrigation infrastructure in their communities,” a recent press release from the University of Wyoming Extension states. A significant portion of the state’s irrigation infrastructure is more than “100 years old.” Troubling developments, such as the collapse of the Gering…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) welcomed the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which will deliver $19.5 billion in new conservation funding to support “climate-smart agriculture.” The historic funding will bolster the new steps that USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today to improve opportunities for nutrient management. NRCS will target funding to…


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