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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Your Education Awaits

From doctoral and master’s degrees to bachelor’s programs in agroecology, rangeland ecology and watershed management, molecular biology, family and consumer sciences, plant sciences, and agricultural economics, the University of Wyoming offers diverse options in natural resources and agricultural degree programs. Our faculty and staff members are dedicated to providing students with strong, well-rounded academic backgrounds and agricultural degrees, which enable them to excel in the world of agriculture and natural resources.

 

The College

Our areas of distinction include premier programs in the science and economics of reclamation, soils and rangeland management, community economic development including family entrepreneurship, economic impacts of energy development, and a national reputation in wildlife and livestock health research and management. Our student enrollment has grown steadily to its current level of approximately 1,000 students.

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The Students

Dedication to students is a source of pride for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, as is our commitment to teaching. Our college offers eight exciting and diverse bachelor's degrees. Often, each major consists of various curriculum options so that students can customize a program to closely meet their academic and career goals.

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UW Extension

Are you curious about ways to attract wildlife to your backyard? New ways to stretch your grocery budget? What about putting up a wind generator on your small acreage? Are you looking for a youth program that puts character first? Community development, sustainable agriculture and natural resources, rangeland management, nutrition, food safety, and 4-H/youth development —­ the University of Wyoming Extension focuses on issues that matter most to you!

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Today WAES conducts fundamental and applied research on agricultural, natural, and community resource issues related to the current and future needs of Wyoming, the region, the nation, and the world.

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Cowboy Joe Handlers - Needed

Cowboy Joe Handlers posing with Cowboy JoeCowboy Joe Handlers running with Cowboy Joe at a football game.Cowboy Joe and handlers at Christmas.

 

Cowboy Joe is looking for a few new handlers who want to be part of an exciting and fun UW tradition!

  • Cowboy Joe is the mascot for the University of Wyoming and has been for the last 68 years. He travels around the state, home football games, several parades, and other university and community events year round. Handlers are responsible for escorting Joe to all events, as well as caring for him.
  • Applications are due April 13th to Anne Leonard at AGRDean@uwyo.edu.
  • For any questions contact the Head Handler, Jackie Johnston, jjohn226@uwyo.edu.

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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Strategic Plan 2018-2019

Strategic Plan 2018-2019 cover with 4 smiling students and an angus steer

Learn about the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources'
2018-2019 Strategic Plan:

  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Values
  • Goal One: Enhance Student Success
  • Goal Two: Provide Solutions
  • Goal Three: Ensure Sustained Excellence
  • Goal Four: A High-Performing College

College Award Honorees

Outstanding Alumni Award
Martin K. Winchell

2017 Outstanding Alumni Award - Martin Winchell

Outstanding Alumni Award
Phil Stahlman

2017 Outstanding Alumni Award - Phil Stahlman

Legacy Award
Kurt "Cub" Feltner

2017 Legacy Award - Kurt

 

 

Research/Outreach Partner
Wyoming Livestock Roundup

2017 Research Partner Award - Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Vanvig Lifetime Achievement Award
Tex Taylor

2017 Vanvig Lifetime Achievement Award - Tex Taylor

Contact Us

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Wyoming
Department #3354
1000 E. University
Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4133
Fax: (307) 766-4030
Email: agrdean@uwyo.edu

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