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Rural Living Events - 2015|Barnyards & Backyards

Rural Living Events - 2015


Native Plants in the Landscape – from seeds to the garden

January 14, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Jenny Thompson – UW Extension. We will chat in this session about collecting native seed, getting a jump on the gardening season by start plants from seeds indoors, and growing these native herbaceous perennials in the landscape.  Subjects and plants covered will vary according to the interests of those attending the session.  

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.


Extension Tidbits Winter Gardening Brown Bag Series

Topic: Seed starting
January 14, 2014
Noon to 1 pm
Goshen County UW Extension Office
4516 US Hwy. 26/85
Torrington, WY

If you have been wondering what all goes into starting plants from seed for your next gardening adventure, then this presentation is for you. This is the time to start thinking about getting those seeds started, so come out and learn the nitty gritty about seed starting!

For more information go to http://bit.ly/1w0Fobh or contact Caleb Carter at the Goshen County Extension Office at (307) 532-2436.


Overview of Septic Systems

January 14, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Ann Trosper, Powell-Clarks Fork Conservation District will present on Septic Systems.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.


Good Agricultural Practices workshop

Jan. 20-22, 2015
9 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.
James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center
2753 State Highway 157
Lingle, WY

Participants will learn the principles of good agricultural practices (GAP) the first two days and then create their own food safety plans (required by GAP certifications) the last day.
Workshop topics include:
Produce safety risk factors and impacts
Post-harvest produce handling
Water quality and testing
Creating a food safety plan
Auditing farms for GAPs/food safety
Soil management/manure management
Worker health and hygiene
Traceability, recall and liability issues
 
Lunch and snacks are provided. Registration is $15 and is requested by Jan. 15. Other information and registration is at www.eventbrite.com/event/14951537451. For more information, contact Ehmke at 307-766-3782 or cehmke@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 20, 2015
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Harold Jarod Park
Kaycee, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 20, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm
County Fire Hall
Buffalo, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Got Weeds? We Can Help

January 21, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Mary McKinney, assistant supervisor, Park County Weed and Pest Control District will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Cattle Health Seminar

January 21, 2015
5:30 pm
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Topics to be covered include:
Problem solving approach to cattle diseases
Diagnostics, respiratory, pinkeye
Spring deworming & long acting parasite control

This seminar is sponsored by Merial, Newport Laboratories and Albany County Extension.  Dinner provided, please RSVP by January 16, 2015. For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Landowner solutions - Feeding Horses

January 22, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer


Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 22, 2015
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Sheridan College
Ag Watt Building
Room 131
3059 Coffeen Avenue
Sheridan, WY

For more information contact Scott Hininger, UW Extension, (307) 674-2980 or Hininger@uwyo.edu

Landowner solutions - Feeding Horses

January 27, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer


Water Conservation in Plants and Gardens  

January 27, 2015
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY   

Water bill looking scary?  Join Chris Hilgert, Wyoming Master Gardener Program Coordinator, to find out how you can make every last drop count.  A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.


Bees-Honey and Native

January 28, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Are you interested in “saving the bees”? Beekeeper and Master Gardener Rene Sollars will talk about getting started with honey bees as well as promoting native bees. There will be beekeeping equipment on hand for viewing and questions as well as information about promoting native bees in our landscape.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Joy of Succulents

January 28, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Joyce Johnston, Park County extension horticulturist will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

January 28, 2015
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Laramie County Fairgrounds
Community Room
3967 Archer Parkway
Cheyenne, WY

For more information contact Caleb Carter, UW Extension at
307-532-2436 or ccarte13@uwyo.edu

Private Pesticide Applicator Training – WESTI Days

February 3, 2015
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Worland Community Center
Worland, WY

For more information contact Mae Smith, UW Extension at
307-321-7558 or maep@uwyo.edu

WESTI Ag Days

Feb 3rd and 4th, 2015
Worland Community Center
Worland, WY

A wide range of topics of interest to ag producers.  See flyer for agenda and other details.

Flyer

Permaculture

February 4, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

If you are interested in learning more about Permaculture, plan to attend this interesting session led by Adam Brock of The Growhaus.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Fauna and Flora of the South Fork of Long Island

February 4, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Dan Wasp, Park County  extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.


The 2nd Annual Wyoming-Nebraska Organic Farming Conference

February 11, 2015
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Goshen County Fairgrounds
Torrington, WY

Information for everyone! Organic • Conventional • Dryland • Irrigated

Sessions include High Plains soil fertility and cover crops for organic production, insect pest and disease control, organic certification process, options for organic weed control, considerations for organic livestock production, a producer’s panel discussion and much more!

To register, visit: https://theorganicfarmersconference.eventbrite.com
Registration is $25 (lunch provided) and opens December 20, 2014.
PLAN to ATTEND!

For more information, registration and scholarship applications contact: Dr. Jay Norton at jnorton4@uwyo.edu or 307.766.5082 or Dr. Emmanuel Omondi at eomondi@uwyo.edu or 307.703.0167


Common Tree and Shrub Insects and Diseases

February 18, 2015
6:30-8:00 PM
Albany County Fairgrounds
Extension Meeting room
Laramie, WY

Learn more about what may be feeding on your leaves or discoloring your needles and much more. Presented by Kellie Chichester, UW Extension.

Part of a horticulture information series starting in January 2015.  The series is free to attend; we ask those interested in attending to RSVP in ensure we have enough seats available.   For more information or to RSVP, contact Kellie Chichester at 307-721-2571 or kelliec@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

February 18, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm
UW Extension ARLEC
2011 Fairgrounds Rd
Casper, WY

Register by phone (3 days in advance) at (307)235-9400 and indicate session attending.

Flyer


Landowner solutions – Pets & Predators

February 24, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Nature in Your Garden

February 25, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Dan Wasp, Park County  extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.


Landowner solutions – Pets & Predators

February 26, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Ornamental Garden Discussion

March 4, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Stephanie Rose, a recipient of the 2014 Habitat Hero award by Audubon of the Rockies (http://gardenz.biz/blog/tag/colorado/) will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Perfect Potatoes in Powell

March 11, 2015
noon to 12:50 p.m.
Powell Library
217 East Third Street
Powell, WY

A brown bag seminar of the University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners.  Mary Vogel, Park County extension Master Gardener will present.

For more information, contact UW Extension educator Jeremiah Vardiman in Powell at 307-754-8836 or jvardima@uwyo.edu.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

March 18, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm
UW Extension ARLEC
2011 Fairgrounds Rd
Casper, WY

Register by phone (3 days in advance) at (307)235-9400 and indicate session attending.

Flyer

Bee College

March 21 - 22, 2015
Laramie County Community College
1400 E College Dr
Cheyenne, WY

Mark your calendars!  More information to be posted at a later date.

Landowner solutions – Weed Ready

March 24, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Landowner solutions – Weed Ready

March 26, 2015
6pm
Glenrock Community Center
412 South 4th Street
Glenrock, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer


Natrona County Master Gardener Spring Conference

April 11, 2014
Agricultural Resource & Learning Center
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY 82604

The focus this year will be on pollinators.  Time and agenda to be announced.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

April 16, 2015
1 pm – 3 pm
UW Extension ARLEC
2011 Fairgrounds Rd
Casper, WY

Register at Natrona Weed & Pest (307) 472-5559

Flyer

Landowner solutions – Fences & Water

April 21, 2015
6pm
UW Extension—Casper
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY
 
Monthly seminars to provide straight forward answers for busy people in central Wyoming.

For pre-registration (needed for materials) contact UW Extension at
(307) 235-9400 and indicate which session you are attending. Barnyards & Backyards.

Seminar Series Flyer

Living and Growing Wyoming

May 1-2, 2015
Archer
Cheyenne, WY

Mark your calendars!  More information to be posted at a later date.

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