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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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