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Rural Living Events - 2014|Barnyards & Backyards

Rural Living Events - 2014

 

Artisan Cheese Making

February 25-27, 2014
Powell, WY
8am – 5pm

Workshop covers:

  • Principles of Basic Cheese Making
  • Equipment
  • Pasteurization: HTST/Vat, Sanitation, Food Safety
  • Cheese Recipes
  • Cultures and their Use
  • Record Keeping
  • Milk Quality
  • Hands-On Cheese Making Activi-ties: Gouda, Feta, Jack, Mozzarel-la, & optional Queso Fresco


Registration $340. Class size is limited to 15, on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information contact UW Extension at (307) 754-8836 or sfrost1@uwyo.edu

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Habitat Hero Workshop

March 8, 2014
10 am to noon
ARLC Building, Casper Room
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY

Presenters include Lauren Spring Ogden (speaking on building a garden habitat focusing on concepts in her new book Plant-Driven Design) and Connie Holsinger of Terra. A pollinator event with kids and families may occur in the afternoon (pending).


$5.00 registration fee.  Presented by UW Extension of Natrona County and Audubon Rockies. For more information or to register contact the Natrona County UW Extension office at 307-235-9400.

Annie's Project II

March  4, 11, 18, 25, 2014
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Frank Wise Building
Ft. Washakie, WY

For farm and ranch women with a passion for business and involvement.  This is a follow-up of last year’s course.  Designed  to give women the opportunity to learn from agricultural professionals and network with other women in similar situations.

Program Highlights:
QuickBooks
What Lender’s Look For
Farm Service Agency History and Current Programs
Using Goggle Earth
Planning a Grazing System
Web Soil Survey Refresher
Succession Planning
Story of a Successful Wyoming Sheep and Wool Business


Please pre-register by February 27th by calling Wind River Extension, 332-2135

 

Wyoming Farmers Market Association & Wyoming Master Gardener Association Joint Conference

March 13-15th
Sheridan College, Sheridan

Agenda and registration



Wyoming Bee College Conference

March 22-23, 2014
Laramie County Community College
Cheyenne, WY

Laramie County Extension is hosting this event. Two days hands on, workshops and lectures; this conference is open to anyone wanting to learn more about, beekeeping, native bees, bumble bees and value added bee products.

The conference cost of $50 for both days includes two lunches, snacks and a banquet dinner on Saturday night, or you can register for one day at $35/day.
 
Go to Eventbrite.com for further details or registration or call 307-633-4383 for more information.

 

Getting a Head Start on This Year’s Garden: Starting plants indoors from seed

March 25, 2014
7:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Gym
Laramie, WY   

A brief Laramie Garden Club business meeting will be followed by a “hands on” workshop program.  We will discuss ways to start plants from seed for your garden.  We will then go through the process step-by-step and plant some seed.  Example seed and materials will be provided.

To ensure enough materials are available please RSVP at jsjones@uwyo.edu

 

Coffee with the Teton Conservation District: Healthy Waterways

March 26, 2014
12:00p – 1:00p
TCDs office
420 W. Pearl Ave
Jackson, WY

Information on Fish Creek, Flat Creek, and water quality programs presented by Dan Leemon- Water Resources Specialist

Bring lunch we’ll provide the drinks! Space is limited! Please RSVP to Rachel at 307-733-2110 or Rachel@tetonconservation.org

 

Natrona County Master Gardener Spring Gardening Conference

March 29, 2014
ARLC Building
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY

Mark your calendar! Theme: Trees including pruning and long term care as well as fruit trees and small fruits to replace trees we lost in the October 4 & 5 snow storm.

More information to be announced.


Common Sense Conservation (Horses, Horticulture, and Stewardship!)

March 29, 2014
8:30AM-4:30PM
Powell Armory
Powell, WY

Join us for this day-long event featuring speakers from the WY State Veterinarians Office, Northwest College, UW Extension, UW Research Center-Sheridan, Park County Weed and Pest, USDA, and many more.  Special guest speaker-Cheryl Moore-Gough (MSU-Extension Horticulturist, author).

Local vendors will offer a host of services of interest to attendees.  $15/person includes lunch. Pre-registration appreciated!   For more information please contact Mary McKinney 307-587-3020 or follow the link @ www.parkcountyweeds.org. 

Agenda

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Gardening & Backyard Living Expo

April 5, 2014
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lander Valley High School
(350 Baldwin Creek Road)

Booths, Farmer's Market, Workshops, Kid's Korner and more!

For more information contact the Popo Agie Conservation District at 307-332-3114.

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Alternative Energy & Energy Conservation Workshop

April 5, 2014
9 am-2 pm
Worland Community Center Complex Conference Room
Worland, WY


Learn about alternative sources of energy that you can use in your own home or agricultural operation. Milt Geiger and his Energy Team from the University of Wyoming will tell us about sources of alternative energy for Washakie County - and how to use Geo-Thermal Pumps to heat homes. He will partner with Eric Concannon from Creative Energy in Lander, WY on using Solar Energy. We will also have a session on proven tips for energy conservation and incentives by Brenda Ilg. A roundtable discussion will be held with the experts to answer all of your alternative energy questions - and we will have access to the UW Alternative Energy Trailer which demonstrates how to harness solar, geo-thermal and wind energy.

There will be a $5 charge to cover lunch. Please pre-register by calling the Washakie County Conservation District at 307-347-2456 ext 101 or 121.

Poisonous Plants of Northeast Wyoming Workshop

April 8, 2014
6-8 PM
Crook County Community Room
309 Cleveland St.
Sundance, WY

This workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of common poisonous plants found in Northeast Wyoming that affect livestock. The workshop will cover in detail identification of poisonous plants, ecology of plants, their potential effects, livestock symptoms, and potential remedies or cures. 

For more information please contact Brian Sebade at 307-283-1192 or Chance Marshall at 307-682-7281

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Poisonous Plants of Northeast Wyoming Workshop


April 9, 2014
6-8 PM
George Amos Memorial Building Cottonwood Room
(right above the extension office)
412 S. Gillette Ave
Gillette WY

This workshop is designed to give participants an understanding of common poisonous plants found in Northeast Wyoming that affect livestock. The workshop will cover in detail identification of poisonous plants, ecology of plants, their potential effects, livestock symptoms, and potential remedies or cures. 

For more information please contact Brian Sebade at 307-283-1192 or Chance Marshall at 307-682-7281

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Being a Good Neighbor, Composting Aroma Study

April 22, 2014   
7:00 pm
Fire Station #3   
Laramie, WY


Rachel Watson, UW Molecular Biology Instructor and ACRES club student members will tell us what they learned in a recent study on compost aromas. To be followed by a Laramie Garden Club meeting.

 

Water wise gardening and native plants

April 24, 2014
Noon
Platte County Extension Office
Wheatland, WY

Jennifer Thompson UW small acreage outreach coordinator (Barnyards & Backyards) and one of the authors of the new booklet “Plants with Altitude: Regionally Native Plants for Wyoming Gardens”, will be giving a presentation at the extension office on water wise gardening and native plant. 

Bring your lunch and learn.  If you plan on attending please contact the office 307-322-3667 by the 23rd so we can have the room set up. 

3rd Annual Niobrara County Local Foods Expo

Niobrara Local Food Expo
April 24, 2014
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Niobrara County Fairgrounds
310 West Highway 20
Lusk, WY

Topics: Water Wise Gardening -Jennifer Thompson, UW Small Acreage Outreach Coordinator
Flower Gardening in Wyoming and Flower Identification - Donna Cuin, Natrona County Horticulturalist with the University of Wyoming Extension

A wide variety of educational and informational booths, Door Prizes! Great Information! Tasty Food Samples!!

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Local Food Gathering

April 26, 2014
10 am – 3 pm
Laramie High School
Laramie, WY

Variety of subjects to be covered. $5 suggested at the door.

Flyer listing topics, etc.

Mushroom Growing Workshop

April 26, 2014
3:30PM-5:30 PM
ACRES Student Farm
(30th & Harney)
Laramie, WY

Free workshop will include a mushroom inoculation demonstration/planting. Organizers: UW Plant Sciences Department sponsored by the USDA Specialty Crops Grant.

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Coffee with the Teton Conservation District: Protect Your Home from Wildfire!

April 30, 2014
12:00p – 1:00p
TCDs office
420 W. Pearl Ave
Jackson, WY

Information on how to make your home safer from wildfire presented by Robb Sgroi- Fuels Mitigation Coordinator/Conservation Programs Coordinator

Bring lunch we’ll provide the drinks! Space is limited! Please RSVP to Rachel at 307-733-2110 or Rachel@tetonconservation.org

Weston County Garden Expo


May 16, 2014
 (in case of bad weather it will be held
June 6th)
Noon to 4pm
Weston County Community Garden
Weston County Senior Center
Newcastle, WY

EXHIBITS:
Chicken tractors & raising chickens
Soil and soil testing
Seed selection
Native and water wise landscaping
Season extenders and high tunnels
Common garden pests
Tree care and pruning
Compost and Vermicomposting (composting with worms)
Bee Keeping
Canning and food preservation
Irrigation for gardens

For more information contact WCNRD at (307)746‐3264 or Jennifer.hinkhouse@wy.nacdnet.net

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Coffee with the Teton Conservation District: Clean Energy Information

May 28, 2014
12:00p – 1:00p
TCDs office
420 W. Pearl Ave
Jackson, WY

Information on the Wyoming Natural Gas Vehicle and Infrastructure Coalition presented by Randy Williams Executive Director

Bring lunch we’ll provide the drinks! Space is limited! Please RSVP to Rachel at 307-733-2110 or Rachel@tetonconservation.org

Native Plant Species Seminar


May 30, 2014
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Teton County Library
125 Virginian Lane
Jackson, WY

Variety of topics on native plants and others! (see flyer for agenda) Refreshments and light lunch provided.

Space limited!  Please RSVP by Wednesday May 28th to Rachel at 307-733-2110 or Rachel@tetonconservation.org

Flyer

 

Garden & Landscape Educational Expo

May 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Gillette College Tech Center
Gillette, WY
 
Mark your calendar - All day event free to the public. This is also be the date of the First Farmers Market. Booths will be open for business at 8:00 a.m. with classes starting at 9:00 a.m. Mary Rogers will be coming up from Denver to do the cooking classes along with Kentz Willis presenting canning class. We will also be offering hands on mini sessions on a variety of topics. These mini sessions will focus on small projects people can easily tackle on their own at home.

Weed and Grazing Workshop


May 31, 2014
9am to noon
New weed and pest office in Archer Complex
(across from shooting range)   
13887 Bullseye BLVD.
Cheyenne, WY

Topics include:
Weed and plant identification walk.
Weed control
Mountain pine beetle update and other tree issues
Grazing management

Free lunch provided. Hosted by the Laramie County Conservation District and Laramie County Weed and Pest

RSVP at 307-772-2600 (Laramie Co. Conservation Dist.)   

Management-intensive Grazing School

June 2-5, 2014
(Registration deadline is May 16)
Duncan Ranch
near Glenrock, WY


A four-day school to coax more out of pastures, extend grazing seasons and reduce or eliminate the need for harvested feed. Participants will learn how to design and implement a Management-intensive Grazing program focused on profitability and pasture production. Each day consists of classroom work in the morning followed by hands-on applications of concepts on the ranch Author Jim Gerrish, who operates a grazing operation near May, Idaho, and is a contributing writer for the Stockman Grass Farmer, will lead the school

Cost of the school is $300 per person or $500 for two from the same operation. The fee includes all noon meals and materials. For more information, contact your local extension office or extension educator Ashley Garrelts at 307-358-2417 or Dallas Mount at 307-322-3667.  A full brochure and registration details are at http://plattecountyextension.com. Registration deadline is May 16.

Tree Health and Wildfire Risk Reduction Workshop

June 10, 2014
5:30 pm
Location: Near Vedauwoo - see flyer
Laramie, WY

Folks from Wyoming State Forestry Division, the Albany County Fuels Mitigation Program, and others will discuss steps you can take to keep your trees healthy and to reduce the risk of wildfire damage to your cabin or home.  We’ll tour a property where many of these tactics have been implemented as we chat.

To RSVP call the Albany County University of WY Extension office at 307-721-2571 or email kelliec@uwyo.edu

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Cheatgrass Management Workshop and Field Tour


June 11, 2014
9 am to 4:30 pm
Rendezvous Center, Goshen County Fair Grounds
Torrington, WY

Biology and management of cheatgrass will be covered as well as research updates, including a new suppressive bacteria treatment. Field tours will look at a targeted grazing trial as well as a bacteria application site. Lunch, transportation and a copy of the new cheatgrass management handbook are included in the $30 fee.

For more information or to RSVP, go to http://www.uwyoextension.org/highplainscropsite/cheatgrass-workshop/ , or call Caleb Carter at the Goshen County Extension Office at (307) 532-2436, or email ccarte13@uwyo.edu.



Pollinator Party!

June 18, 2014
11am-1pm
LaBonte Park
Xeriscaped Beds (near playground)
Laramie, WY


•    Search for bees, butterflies and other pollinators
•    Make a pollinator house
•    Learn about pollination
•    Find out how to help protect pollinators near you!

Free to the public, families welcome!  Just bring yourselves and your curiosity- as well as a lunch, if desired!  Learn more at wyomingbiodiversity.org/pollinatorparty



Pollinator Party!

June 20, 2014
11am-2pm
2:00 to 4:00 pm
Saw Mill Campground in Sinks Canyon State Park
Lander, WY

•    Search for bees, butterflies and other pollinators
•    Make a pollinator house
•    Learn about pollination
•    Find out how to help protect pollinators near you!

Free to the public, families welcome!  Just bring yourselves and your curiosity- as well as a lunch, if desired!  Learn more at wyomingbiodiversity.org/pollinatorparty

Wyoming Federation of Garden Clubs 58th Annual Convention

June 27-29, 2014
Pinedale, WY

Informational Topics: Gardening at 7,000 Feet, Diagnosing Plant Problems, Attracting Beneficial Insects, Healthy Soil for Healthy Plants and Healthy People

Tours & Wildflower Walks: Local Gardens, Pinedale Water-Wise Garden, White Pine Resort Wildflower Walk, Sommers Ranch Homestead

For more information visit sageandsnow.org

 

Native Plants for Landscaping Workshop

June 28, 2014
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
UW Berry Center
University of Wyoming Campus
Laramie, WY

Interested in getting more native plants into your landscape? Join us for a morning of information and fun. We will start the day with a pictorial tour of WY native plants in their habitats, then we’ll discuss the basics of growing regionally native flowering perennials, we’ll then cover the pollinators they support and finish up with a selection of native trees to enhance your yard.  We’ll be learning inside and then stepping out to take a look at the variety of plants (and possibly some pollinators) that have been used in the landscape around the Berry Center.

To RSVP call the Albany County University of WY Extension office at 307-721-2571 or email kelliec@uwyo.edu

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Campbell County Small acreage Roundtable Meeting


June 30, 2014
6-8pm
Campbell County Public Library
2101 S 4-J Rd
Gillette, WY

We are inviting proactive small-acreage residents to interact with UW Extension members and members of the Campbell County Conservation District, and other small acreage residents to discuss and determine issues that small-acreage operations are faced with. We hope to create discussion of what issues residents are facing in Campbell county and what kind of information could be useful to improve their success. From this meeting we will plan later workshops and programs according to clientele needs.

For more information contact Chance Marshall, Northeast Wyoming UW Extension Educator at (307) 682-7281 or clm10@ccgov.net

 

Range Management and Poisonous Plants

July 8, 2014
5:30 pm
Albany County Fairgrounds
Hwy 287
Laramie, WY

Have livestock?  (horses, cattle or other grazers) Worried about poisonous plants? This workshop will provide small acreage landowners tools to assess their range health. When rangelands aren’t managed well, increased numbers of weeds, some of those being poisonous plants, may begin to pop up. When the grass is gone and there are only poisonous plants to eat, animals can become sick from ingesting these. Information will be provided by Martin Curry (LRCD), Kellie Chichester (UW Extension) and Lindsey Wheat (Albany County Weed and Pest).

For more information contact the Albany Co Extension office at 307-721-2571 or  kelliec@uwyo.edu

Wyoming Forage Field Day

July 10, 2014
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Eden Valley Community Center

A great mix of hands on equipment demonstrations and hay production information including; forage establishment, fertility, weed management, variety selection, economics and marketing.

For more information contact Bridger Feuz, UW Livestock Marketing Specialist/Extension Educator at bmfeuz@uwyo.edu

 

Investing in Weed Control

July 17, 2014
1:00 PM– 4:00 PM
Evanston

Weed control strategies, weeds of local concern, pesticide safety and economic returns from weed control.

For more information contact Bridger Feuz, UW Livestock Marketing Specialist/Extension Educator at bmfeuz@uwyo.edu

Native Plant Walk

July 19, 2014
9:30 am
Snowy Range - Libby Flats Observation Point
Hwy 130
Laramie, WY

We’re heading to the high country to take a look at the variety of native plants that make the Snowy Range so special!  We’ll be identifying and discussing a wide variety of alpine and high country plants as we walk, so dress for the outdoors.

To RSVP call the Albany County University of WY Extension office at 307-721-2571 or email kelliec@uwyo.edu

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Wyoming State Fair Events

100th Year of Extension Celebration
August 9 -16, 2014

A variety of events and activities.  Have gardening questions?  Master Gardeners will be there to answer them on Friday August 15th and Saturday the 16th. We'll also be taking a walk to check out a variety of plants on Friday at 10 am.

Other events can be found at http://www.uwyo.edu/uwag/statefair.html


Pollinator Party!

August 23, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
At the Natrona County Master Gardener Farmer’s Market
Natrona County Extension Office
2011 Fairgrounds Road
Casper, WY

•    Search for bees, butterflies and other pollinators
•    Learn about pollination
•    Find out how to help protect pollinators near you!

Free to the public, families welcome!  Just bring yourselves and your curiosity- as well as a lunch, if desired!  Learn more at wyomingbiodiversity.org/pollinatorparty

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Living and Working on the Land: Building Blocks of Success conference

Sept. 3-4, 2014
Sheridan, WY

Early registration by Aug. 15 is $50, while the fee after that is $65. This includes meals and tours. The first 50 agricultural producers to register for the conference are eligible for a full refund of the registration fee. A limited number of scholarships for lodging are also available to producers.

To register, contact Kacy Atkinson with the Wyoming Business Council’s Agribusiness Division at 307-777-6319, or email her at kacy.atkinson@wyo.gov.

For more information visit www.blocksofsuccess.org

Canning Jams, Jellies and More

September 11, 2014
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fremont County Fairgrounds, Little Wind Center
Riverton, WY

Love the flavors of summer fruits?  Enjoy that delightful, fresh-picked taste year-round by making and canning fruit spreads such as jams, jellies and pie fillings.  The basics of water bath canning will be covered to ensure a safe and quality product.  All materials are provided and you will take home a jar.  For more information contact Sherry Shelley at (307) 855-2125.

Baking Bread at High Altitude

September 12, 2014
6:00-8:00 p.m
Albany County Extension Office
Albany County Fair Grounds
Laramie, WY
 
Successful bread at 7200 feet?  No problem!  Chris will teach the tricks to a perfect loaf.  Presented by Chris Pasley at the Albany County Extension Office.  $5.  Limit of 15.  Reserve by 9/5 at 721-2571. 

Salsa Canning 

September 13, 2014
9:30-11:30 a.m.  
Albany County Extension Office
Albany County Fair Grounds
Laramie, WY

Some like it hot, some not.  Learn the basics of canning your own salsa with Chris Pasley at the Albany County Extension Office.  $5.  Reserve by 9/5 at 721-2571.

Greater Sage Grouse Workshop

September 15, 2014
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Big Horn Federal Community Room
643 Broadway
Thermopolis, WY

The public and Wyoming landowners and land managers are invited to this important workshop. A large amount of Hot Springs County is considered Sage Grouse Core Areas. Learn about the differences, the regulations and the benefits of the different Sage Grouse management options. We will learn about:
The Greater Sage Grouse Umbrella CCAA for Wyoming
The Complementary Public Land CCA
The Sage Grouse Initiative or SGI

For more information contact the Hot Springs Conservation District at (307) 864-3488 or carla.thomas@wy.nacdnet.net

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Fresh Sausage Making

September 18, 2014
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  
Room AS/MB 104 on the UW campus (Animal Science is north of 19th and Willet.  Enter from the west door).
Laramie, WY   

Let Warrie Means with UW's Animal Science Dept. teach you the secrets of making fresh sausage with domestic or wild meat.   $5.  Limit of 15 people.  Reserve by 9/12 with Suzanne at 721-4891.

Drying Food

September 18, 2014
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lander Methodist Church
Lander, WY

Drying is an easy way to preserve food. Learn basic methods of drying fruits, vegetable, herbs, leathers and jerkies. Get inspired to create your own backpacking and camping meals!  All materials will be provided and participants will take home samples. For more information contact Joanne Slingerland at (307) 855-2330.

Annie's project

September 22-October 27
(Every Monday)
5:30-9:15 PM
Archer Complex Community House
Cheyenne, WY
Fee: $100 per person

Annie's Project - is a course especially for women who work in and around ag. Sessions in the six-week program include brief presentations and discussions focused on the participants' questions.  Annie's Project gives farm women the opportunity to learn from female agricultural professionals and connect with other women in similar situations to help them develop their management and decision-making skills for their operations. Session topics cover the areas of
•    Financial Records,
•    Production Records,
•    Marketing Plans and Risk Management,
•    Legal/Regulation Records and Documentation, and
•    Human Resources and Time Management.

Registration Form and Agenda  http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/county/laramie/files/2014-annies-project-brochure.pdf

Growing season round-up

September 23, 2014
7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church
Corner of 11th and Ivinson Streets
Laramie, WY   

We'll discuss what happened this summer in club related projects and in our home gardens.  A Laramie Garden Club meeting will follow.

Vegetable Fermentation Demo

September 23, 2014
3:30 pm
Pushroot Community Garden, 7th & Amoretti
Lander, WY

Natural fermentation is one of the oldest means of food preservation. This hands-on workshop will focus on vegetable krauts.  Come learn how to make your own and get the scoop on the health benefits of fermented vegetables.  All materials are provided and you will make a jar of kraut to take home.  For more information contact Diane Saenz at (307) 332-2363.

Strengthening Community Agro-Security Preparedness (S-CAP)


September 24 & 25, 2014
8am – 4:30pm
UW Ag Resource Learning Center
2011 Fairgrounds Rd.
Casper, WY 82604

The S-CAP program is sponsored by Extension, the Extension Disaster Education Network, USDA NIFA and DHS is a DHS/FEMA approved course which bring County Emergency Managers, rural residents, agriculture producers, agency representatives and veterinarians together to review and evaluate County Agriculture & Rural Emergency Plans. By reviewing these plans resources and teamwork can be identified to address vulnerabilities in rural areas. This program has successfully been delivered to over 22 million participants who have enhanced the mitigation of emergency and disaster incidents in 310 counties across the United States. The results has been a more effective and rapid disaster response for horses, pets, and livestock in over 27 disasters.

Course Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strengthening-community-agrosecurity-preparedness-s-cap-casper-september-24-25-2014-tickets-11638528151

Contact for Program: Scott Cotton, UW Extension Educator at (307)235-9400 or secotton@natronacounty-wy.gov.


Know Your Food, Grow Your Mind

September 25, 2014
6-8 pm
The Middle Fork Restaurant
Lander, WY


Join us to learn how Wind River Farm to Plate is working to bring local foods into schools. The event will feature local food and a presentation regarding Farm to Plate and an opportunity to meet some local farmers and ranchers.  Heavy Hors D’oeuvres made with locally produced foods. Donations appreciated.

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Drying Food

September 25, 2014
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fremont County Fairgrounds, Little Wind Center
Riverton, WY

Drying is an easy way to preserve food. Learn basic methods of drying fruits, vegetable, herbs, leathers and jerkies. Get inspired to create your own backpacking and camping meals!  All materials will be provided and participants will take home samples.  For more information contact Joanne Slingerland at (307) 855-2330.

Rolling Hills Barnyards & Backyards Rural Living Seminars


September 25 & usually the last Thursday of each month Sept.-May (TBA)
6:00 pm
Town of Rolling Hills Board Room
Rolling Hills, WY (North of Glenrock)

The Rural Living Barnyards & Backyards Series allows group participants to identify which subject matter they would like to learn each year during monthly sessions. These in addition to Educator identified material may include weed management, wildlife and other pest management, landscaping for Wyoming, zoning issues, fence construction, water quality and development, small acreage livestock nutrition and management, horse management,  pasture and grazing management, alternative energy, and a wide variety of other subjects. Educators bring research-based material and speakers to the group as well as offering site-specific consultation for participant properties.

Contact for Program: (Natrona, Converse, & Niobrara Counties)
Scott Cotton, UW Extension Educator – (307)235-9400, secotton@natronacounty-wy.gov.

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