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Author: William Stump

red cherries on a branch

Preventing, solving those pesky fruit tree diseases

Wyoming can support some of the hardier fruit tree species despite its sometimes less than hospitable climate, including cold-hardy varieties of pome (apple and pear) and stone fruits (sour cherry and plum).

The fruits of the trees planted by early …

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Young tree in fresh mulch circle.

Mulch ring soothes a newly planted tree’s stress

Trees require regular care and maintenance, particularly newly planted trees.

Placing a layer of mulch around the base of a tree is a simple but important step in the tree planting process homeowners can do to care for their investment …

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Cattle in pasture.

How to build herd health and get better vaccination response

As natural and organic marketing opportunities continue to grow, beef producers are challenged to maintain herd health while minimizing the use of antibiotics. Maximizing the herd’s immune response to vaccination programs is critical to improving the herd’s immune threshold to …

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tall green grass

What grass species are best for your hayfield or pasture?

It’s just grass and it grows anywhere, right? Grass species are diverse, and certain conditions favor particular species. By answering the following questions, you can match your grass to your conditions and needs.

What is the purpose or management objective

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Orange pesticide sprayers

How to use pesticides with care and confidence

Are you pesticide-averse or an over-avenger? 

I have gone on yard calls for a weed or pest issue, only to find the homeowner has already applied chemicals to no avail. 

Often it is because they misidentified the pest or misused …

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Bee on flower

Farmers, ranchers benefit from promoting pollinators

I want to make the case that all Wyoming farmers and ranchers can benefit by promoting pollinators. Creating, enhancing and protecting habitat that provides flowers during the growing season can promote pollinators, increase crop yields, reduce pest insect populations and …

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red-orange, blue, and yellow flowers

These 31 flowers do well in Laramie

The University of Wyoming has played host since 2012 to the only All-America Selections (AAS) Display Garden in the state.

Every year AAS provides seeds and plant material to display and to help determine the best varieties for our area. …

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Boy standing in front of tree

You Don’t Need to be an “Ag Kid”

Wyoming is very much still the wild west cowboy state that I pictured it to be as a suburban kid from Minnesota. It still has sprawling ranches, lots of cattle, and small towns. Picturing the College of Agriculture and Natural …

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Boy in button up smiling

Finding Who You are in Agriculture

When I first stepped foot on the University of Wyoming, my homesick freshman self had two goals in mind: to graduate with a degree in Agriculture Business Management and to get back home to my family’s irrigation business to work. …

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Girl on mountain

Hurry Up and Wait

Since high school I have been focused on one thing, getting into veterinary school.

I spent those four years stressing over getting a B on a test, joining every club I could that I thought would look good on a …

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