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Lower attendance didn’t stop county fairs from seeing higher sales. Now that the county fair season has winded down, a curious and unexpected phenomenon has been reported – despite the pandemic and everything else, University of Wyoming Extension 4-H livestock auctions saw an increase in total gross sales. Some counties – Albany, Park, Teton, and…

So – what’s with the moths? If you live in a more urban area in Wyoming, you might have noticed more than a few moths on your doors, in your cars, and in your homes. These are miller moths, which are being observed in record numbers across the western U.S. Some states are reporting 19-year…

Social distancing is well in effect, but several entities have banned together to offer something small that might make your isolation easier. The Park County Extension, the Cody Conservation District and private donors are all offering free garden seeds for anyone who might want to grow their own food. Bobbie Holder, the horticulturalist for the…

The University of Wyoming Extension has been nationally recognized for its work in expanding financial education. The FDIC has chosen to recognize four institutions for their work to expand financial education and support healthy banking relationships as part of America Saves Week. Those institutions were the First Commonwealth Bank of Indiana, Pennsylvania, Haven Neighborhood Services…

Bees? Laramie Community College in Cheyenne has announced the dates of their next three-day Wyoming Bee College. It’s a three-day conference from March 20th to the 22nd, dedicated entirely to beekeeping and the nature of our buzzing friends. The conference splits into six tracks: Become a Beekeeper Learning Curves Who Are They Queens and More…

The University of Wyoming Extension has published the state’s regulations for prescribed burns. Prescribed burns are an increasingly popular and effective way for landowners to manage their properties. The Extension’s publication focuses not on the methods but the laws and regulations that might get landowners in trouble if they do not observe the proper procedures.…

Wyoming is experimenting with the grains that started human civilization. Emmer, einkorn, and spelt were the grains grown in Mesopotamia over 10,000 years and were the lifeblood of Egypt thousands of years later. But in Western culture, their added complexities and costs led to them being shunned by farmers. The University of Wyoming Extension is…


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