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Sheridan Research & Extension Center

3401 Coffeen Ave.

Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone: (307) 673-2856

Email: shrec@uwyo.edu

Sheridan Research and Extension Center

Agricultural Experiment Station

Research, Engagement, and Education
 

Recent/Ongoing ResearchBrian Mealor speaking into a microphone in front of a grass research plot

  • Evaluation of grapevine varieties for Wyoming climatological conditions
  • Precision breeding for desirable grapevine characteristics
  • Gene-editing for grapevines and other horticultural crops
  • Impacts of water quality on vegetable production in NE Wyoming
  • Ecology and management of bulbous bluegrass
  • Evaluation of incorporating cover crop mixes for renovating deteriorating hay fields
  • Comparing establishment, harvest, and processing methods for native forb and shrub seed production
  • Efficacy of new herbicides for cheatgrass control
  • Restoration of species-diversity in annual-grass dominated great plains rangelands
  • Initial evaluations of prairie junegrass germplasm for use in reclamation
  • Vector-pathway analysis to identify high-risk sites for new medusahead populations
  • Evaluating importance of priority effects on invasive annual grasses and small-statured cool-season native grasses
  • Screening of herbicide tolerance in newly-seeded desirable species for augmenting production and diversity following annual grass control
  • Quantifying impacts of new invasive annual grasses on ecosystem goods and services
  • Does ventenata reduce drought resiliency in northern Great Plains grassland systems?
  • Evaluation of application timing for indaziflam control of ventenata
  • Evaluation of multiple herbicides for ventenata control and associated impacts on desirable perennial species
  • Assessing habitat preferences for medusahead and ventenata in the northern Great Plains
  • Interactions among disturbance patterns and management actions for enhancing diversity in annual grass-dominated sites
 

EngagementBeth Fowers speaking with a microphone

  • NEW Native Plants: Cooperative collection, evaluation, and development of plant materials for reclamation, wildlife habitat, and rangeland improvements in Northeast Wyoming
  • Northeast Wyoming Invasive Grasses Working Group
  • Woodland Park School Garden
  • Land Management Practicum
 

Courses taught in SheridanGroup of people listening to researcher in field

  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Grape Production
  • Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
  • Topics: Collaborative Rangeland Planning (Land Management Practicum)
  • Plant Sciences Graduate Seminar
  • Research in Crops (independent/guided study)
  • Problems in Plant Sciences (independent/guided study)
  • Many other courses taught remotely that are available in Sheridan online or hybrid
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Sheridan Research & Extension Center

3401 Coffeen Ave.

Sheridan, WY 82801

Phone: (307) 673-2856

Email: shrec@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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