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Barnyards & Backyards: Rural Living in Wyoming

Barnyards & Backyards


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This informative, concise, and timely quarterly magazine is made for YOU the rural landowner, or backyard enthusiast.

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  • Rest. Recreate. Plan. Recharge.
  • Reseeding After Fire: If, when and how
  • Containers can provide gardeners control over invading insects or weeds
  • Wild for wildflowers
  • Think you have the next big thing for a farmers market?
  • Sunn hemp's benefits could prove alternative forage crop in Wyoming
  • Specialty crops: Growing medicinal herbs, culinary herbs and spices in Wyoming
  • Want to build on new property? Do your due diligence!
  • Prospective landowners should understand the basics of Wyoming mineral rights
  • Calibrating sprayers make herbicide applications more effective and saves money
  • Ask Sam: "I notice some strange spots on my lawn this spring right after the snow melted. What is this?"



Free Spring Issue for Coronavirus

We at Barnyards & Backyards are here to help you through the trying times of the Coronavirus and social distancing. Please enjoy our Spring 2020 Edition for FREE. 

Barnyards and Backyards Summer 2016


  • Time to spring ahead to growing season
  • Considering a value-added food venture? There's a three-step approach
  • Landowners should be aware 2020 may be a high grasshopper year
  • So you want to be a shepherd - now you get to lamb
  • Watch your ash because the emerald ash borer could sneak into Wyoming
  • Best of both worlds! Beauty for the eye, flavor for the table
  • Prevention is key to keeping mosquito-borne diseases at bay
  • Getting the most from your wheel line or hand line irrigation system
  • Understanding temperature inversions, mitigating pesticide drift - and maintaining friendly neighbors
  • Feel there is too much to do and too little time? Try some time management techniques

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