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University of Wyoming Hosts Field Days in Sheridan, Powell

July 2, 2015

People can “ask a scientist” during field days at University of Wyoming Research and Extension (R&E) centers in Sheridan and Powell this July.

Registration begins Tuesday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. at the Sheridan R&E Center. The field day is at the Watt Regional Agriculture Center at Sheridan College, 3401 Coffeen Ave., in Sheridan.

Introductions and tours are from 2-4 p.m., a buffet dinner is at 5 p.m. (RSVP required), and research presentations are from 5:30-7 p.m. Presentations include horticulture, viticulture, alfalfa weevil resistance, forage production, a wildlife depredation project and pollinators.

For more information and to RSVP by July 10 for dinner, call (307) 673-2856 or email

Registration for the Powell R&E Center field day Thursday, July 16, begins at 1 p.m. with farm tours, introductions and industry demonstrations from 2-3:30 p.m., research poster sessions and refreshments from 3:30-4:30 p.m., and dinner (RSVP required) from 4:30-7 p.m.

Research includes herbicide trials, pollinator food plots and insect pressures, cropping systems (cover and companion crops), Elite malt barley nursery, grape rootstock and Simplot mapping/precision agriculture.

For information and to RSVP by July 9, call (307) 754-2223 or email

The R&E centers are part of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station housed within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UW.

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