Several University of Wyoming Extension educators recently received state and national honors from professional associations in their disciplines.
As a high-altitude state, Wyoming runs into high-altitude problems. For many cattle ranchers, that means dealing with pulmonary hypertension, also known as high-altitude or brisket disease.
The condition most commonly affects cattle grazing above 5,000 feet. Multiple factors, including altitude, breed, body condition, and genetics contribute to an animal’s likelihood of contracting the disease and developing heart failure as a result.
Located at 7,220 feet above sea level, the University of Wyoming Laramie Research and Extension Center (LREC) is an ideal location for studying the disease.
Iron is one of those things you—and most life forms on the planet—can’t do without. But how does this essential nutrient help your body fight off pathogens like the foodborne parasite Toxoplasma gondii?
Wyoming producers interested in hearing from national and international industry experts are encouraged to attend the 28th annual Range Beef Cow Symposium in Loveland, Colorado, Dec. 13-14.
Several outstanding University of Wyoming Extension educators were recently recognized for their service and creativity at a UW professional development conference held in Laramie last month.
A new publication by the University of Wyoming Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics reports that economic activity related to agricultural production contributed $2.526 billion to Wyoming’s economy in 2021.
Cent$ible Nutrition Program Educators, Partner Honored for Improving Healthy Food Choices Across Wyoming
CNP provides nutrition programming to Wyomingites with limited resources and works with local and state partners to make the healthy choice the easy choice. Every year, CNP recognizes a community partner and staff members who exceed their duties to fulfill CNP’s mission.
This spring break, I did a wide variety of activities with other students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. We hiked around southern