Annual WESTI Ag Days in Worland Feb. 9-18

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Hot Springs County extension educator Barton Stam helps crimp a cable together for a grazing ring during last year’s WESTI Ag Days in Worland..

Virtual and live sessions Feb. 9-18 are part of this year’s WESTI Ag Days in Worland.

WESTI Ag Days will be hosted at the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center and the Washakie County Extension Meeting Room at the Washakie County Extension Office, 1200 Culbertson St.

Most programs are available virtually. Attendance is limited by state and county health guidelines. Sack lunches will be provided, but attendees must call to register at 307-347-3431.

CEUs for commercial pesticide applicators and certified crop advisers will be available. Dates, locations, times and sessions are:

Feb. 9 –  Washakie County Extension Meeting Room. 12:30 p.m., sack lunch; 1 p.m. Managing for Healthy Soil in Wyoming (live); 2:45 p.m., Using Indicators to Make Soil Management Decisions.

Feb. 16 – Washakie Museum. 9:30 a.m., coffee and pastries; 10 a.m.-noon, agronomy workshop with Neil Fehringer (live); 3 p.m., Grazing Strategies for Dry Years (live).

Feb. 17 – Washakie Museum. 9:30 a.m., coffee and pastries; 10 a.m., Effective Antibiotic Use in Cattle (virtual); 11 a.m., Utilizing Genetic Selection Tools and EPDs in Beef Cattle (live); noon, sack lunch.

Extension Meeting Room. 3 p.m., Tools for Evaluating and Managing Risk in Agriculture (virtual).

Feb. 18 ­ – Washakie Museum. 7:30 a.m., hot breakfast; Sugar beet program: Cercospora Management, Glyphosate Resistance. Both presentations virtual. Benefits and Challenges of No-till Farming in the Big Horn Basin (live). Noon, sack lunch.

Extension Meeting Room. 3 p.m., Current Climate Conditions and Outlooks (virtual).

The full schedule is available at

There will not be a private pesticide applicator class at WESTI Ag Days this year. Washakie County Extension will host a class on March 16 instead.

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