Agriculture

Council Approves Chicken Ordinance On First Reading
Chicken done right in city limits will offer fresh eggs, an opportunity for children to raise pets, and a reduction in unwanted bugs among other benefits, proponents of an urban agriculture ordinance told Casper City Council on Tuesday. Chickens will be no more of a problem with their odors and nois…
‘Give Bees A Chance'; Council Moves Beekeeping Ordinance Forward
The food of one of every three bites you take is a direct result of honey bee pollination, Casey Beck told the Casper City Council on Tuesday. The growing interest in urban agriculture, especially for beekeeping, matches the growing demand for locally grown and organic foods, Beck said. She values t…
Super Tag And Trifecta Raffle Deadline July 1st
According to the Wyoming Game and Fish department, Wyoming’s first ever Super Tag raffle for big game licenses lived up to expectations this past hunting season with a number of record book or near record book animals taken by hunters lucky in the drawings. A total of 13 licenses were availab…
Game And Fish And Others Save 12,000 Pheasants From Drowning
Friday, June 5, 2015 was a memorable day for Sheridan Bird Farm employees and supporters of pheasant hunting in northern Wyoming. A cloud burst dumped nearly four inches of rain and four to five inches of hail in a short period of time in the area south of Sheridan. That’s where one of the tw…
Commission Grants North Six Mile Road Formal County Road Designation
It looks like a county road, gets plowed like a county road, develops potholes like a county road, and pickups drive on it like a county road. But until Tuesday night, North Six Mile Road south of Zero Road was not an officially designated Natrona County Road. The Natrona County Commission fixed tha…
Game And Fish Reminds To Leave Newborn Wildlife Alone
In the next several weeks, wildlife throughout Wyoming will be bearing their young. In light of this, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department asks that people take extreme care to stay away from young animals during this critical time. Game and Fish cautions against picking up newborns because of poten…
Elk Deer And Antelope License Applications Deadline June 1st
Wyoming resident and nonresident big game hunters are reminded that less than a week remains to submit applications for limited quota deer, and antelope licenses for the 2015 hunting seasons. The application deadline is June 1. The resident deadline for limited quota elk is also June 1. The nonresid…
Farm Exihibition Disaster Drill
Disaster drills are fairly common in many professions, but this one is fairly unique. What would happen if a disaster struck a livestock exhibition or fair? The University of Wyoming Extension Disaster Education Team is hosting: FEMA Emergency Management Institute – Virtual Disaster Training …

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