Agriculture

National Public Lands Day
The U.S. Forest Service is offering a fee-free day on Sept. 27, 2014 in conjunction with the 21st annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD), the Nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands projects that ensure sustainable ecosystems and promote vibrant communities...
Ag Department Announces New Risk Programs for Farmers
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled highly anticipated new programs to help farmers better manage risk, ushering in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
Vilsack also announced that new tools are now available to help provide farm…
Hunting Forecast For The Casper Region
 
 
Many hunters are chomping at the bit and ready to get into the field this fall. or they have already been out with their bow and seen some of the wildlife that Wyoming has to offer. Either way, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has put out their annual forecast for area hunters and there are a …
Ag Secretary Announces New Funding for Land Preservation
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that $328 million in conservation funding is being invested to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The USDA initiative will benefit wildlife and promote outdoor recreation and related sectors …
BLM Planning Prescribed Burns in Southwest Wyoming
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to conduct more than 7,000 acres of prescribed burns to improve wildlife habitat in southwest Wyoming.
The burns will take place this fall and early winter and target mountain mahogany, bitterbrush and sagebrush habitat at Iron …
Enrollment Open for New Dairy Insurance Program
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference betwee…
Leftover Elk Deer And Antelope Licenses Still Available
Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings.
Leftover full-price licenses are now being sold on a first-come, first-se…

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