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Laramie Research and Extension Center to Host Field Day Aug. 28

August 22, 2014

Vegetable and herb production, weed control and forage research are topics at the University of Wyoming’s Laramie Research and Extension Center field day Thursday, Aug. 28.

Activities are from 4-7 p.m. at the Greenhouse Complex at the southwest corner of 30th and Harney streets in Laramie. Dinner will be provided.

Registration begins at 4 p.m., with Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) Director Bret Hess and Frank Galey, dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, speaking at 4:30 p.m.

Research presentations begin at 5 p.m., and dinner starts at 6:30. Tours of the greenhouse and the Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES) facilities follow. The student-run, 1.8-acre vegetable farm is community oriented and volunteer based.

For more information, call (307) 766-3665 or email

In addition to other responsibilities, the AES, part of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, oversees research and extension centers near Lingle, Powell and Sheridan.

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