Agriculture

Wyoming State Fair Looking For Local Rodeo Entries
The 102nd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the 2014 PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo performances are scheduled for August 14-15 at the State Fairgrounds. Contestants must be entered by July 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm...
Conservation Easement Preserves 3000 Acres In Hot Springs County
Approximately 3,000 acres of productive ranch land in Hot Springs County have been preserved as the result of a conservation easement completed on June 30 by the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust.  In partnership with the Wilson family, and with funding provided by the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Re…
Senate Resolution Honors American Cowboys
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., joined 10 of their colleagues in introducing a resolution yesterday that would declare July 26 the Day of the American Cowboy. This is the ninth year the resolution has been introduced and serves to honor the accomplishments and contributions o…
Hail Pummels Western Natrona County [VIDEO]
Yesterday, Jun 1, 2014 a number of thunderstorms rolled across central Wyoming bringing soaking rains to the Casper community and several minutes of hail to areas just west of town.
The National Weather Service got this video of a thunderstorm that moved through western Natrona County between 11:0…
Community Garden Planting Day, June 1st
June 1 is traditionally the first safe day to plant without the worry of frost in the Rocky Mountain region. That’s why the groups involved in the community garden plots at the North Casper Seeds of Sharing Community Garden have picked that day to start renting the spots and planting…
Wyoming Governor Asks Feds To Delist Grizzlies
Governor Matt Mead is asking the Secretary of the Interior to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list. Secretary Sally Jewell wrote to Governor Mead in late 2013 saying she expected to make a decision in early 2014 and take final action this year...
Flooding Prospects Not Good
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service's final spring flood forecast lists a couple of areas in northwest Wyoming with high potential for flooding this spring.
The agency says the South Fork of the Shoshone River southwest of Cody and the confluence of the Lamar River and Soda …
Wyoming State Fair Concert Tickets On Sale
 
Tickets for all three concerts during the 2014 Wyoming State Fair are currently on sale online and at the Wyoming State Fair main office.
The concerts at this year’s Wyoming State Fair include Trace Adkins with Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, Building 429 …
USDA Releases Results Of 2012 Ag Census
Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information about what agricultural products were raised in the United States in 2012, and where, how and by whom t…

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