Agriculture

Warm Temperatures Delay Sugar Beet Harvest
Sugar beet harvest is finally underway in southeast Wyoming. Jerry Darnell, South Region Agricultural Manager for Western Sugar, says this year’s unusually warm temperatures set harvest back by about a week. “Overall, here in the Nebraska/Southeast Wyoming area we’re 37% complet…
Farmers and Ranchers Hurt by Drought Get a Tax Extension
Farmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought, like the drought currently affecting much of the nation, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.
Bureau Of Reclamation Closes Seminoe Road Temporarily
The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation will implement two short-term temporary closures of a section of Seminoe Road between the Miracle Mile bridge over the Platte River below Kortes Dam and the North Red Hills entrance to Seminoe State Park. Weather permitting, the road will be close…
Fires Banned On Many Game And Fish Lands Across Wyoming
With the dry conditions and local county fire restrictions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands in a number of regions across Wyoming. Habitat and Access Coordinator Seth Roseberry said as long as the dry conditions …

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