UW soil judging team wins regional contest

University of Wyoming’s soil judging team bested those from three other universities to win regional competition Oct. 10-12 at Utah State University in Logan.

Students in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management beat Colorado State University, Utah State University … Read the rest







Thirty participate in Ranch Riding Clinic

More than 30 riders and auditors participated in the Ranching Riding Clinic at the Hansen Arena Saturday, according to Ingwerson-Niemann, UW Extension equine specialist.

Margo Ball, of Ball’s Quarter Horses and Stallion Station near Wellington, Colo., was the clinician. Ball … Read the rest



UW Extension sets ranch seminars in Meeteetse, Basin

Fall ranching seminars in Meeteetse and Basin will highlight important topics for managing cattle and connecting producers with the latest research from the University of Wyoming Extension, said Jeremiah Vardiman, northwest area agriculture and horticulture extension educator.

One seminar is … Read the rest



UW Extension educators commended for excellence

The University of Wyoming Extension’s pesticide training coordinator and an educator serving northwestern Wyoming have been recognized nationally for their work.

Training coordinator Jeff Edwards and Jeremiah Vardiman, northwest area extension educator in agriculture and horticulture, received their awards at … Read the rest



A passion for agriculture!

I’m Courtney Newman, and I’m a junior at the University of Wyoming studying Agriculture Business and Economics with a minor in Animal Science. I have been lucky enough to grow up in the agriculture community around Fort Collins, Colorado. Growing … Read the rest



4-H program sign-up for new year is this week

“Inspiring Kids to Do” is this year’s theme for National 4-H Week through Saturday, Oct. 12.

4-H teaches kids with informal, practical and learn-by-doing education. There are nearly 8,000 youths and about 1,550 adult volunteers in Wyoming. Nationally, there are … Read the rest





Man opening metal gate to let cattle through.

Scientists investigate anticoccidial drug efficacy

Study could bring major advancements in controlling these harmful parasites

Livestock such as cattle suffer from many infectious diseases farmers and veterinarians fight every day.

Parasites are one very important group of disease agents. Effective antiparasitic drugs help agriculture by … Read the rest





Life After the Diploma

 

As  I enter into my senior year of college, the trepidation of graduation has begun to set in. As a student ambassador, parents have asked me one major question, “ Did the University of Wyoming prepare you for life … Read the rest