Index of Articles - 2012

Barnyards & Backyards

Winter 2012

Title Author(s) Page #
Winter is here (and then some)! Jennifer Thompson 4
Snow - A warm winter coat for plants Mae Smith 5-6
Snow, snow, snow: To plow or not to plow - good question! Clay Thompson 7-9
Featured landowner: If at first you don't succeed - succeed! Tori Dietz  10-11
Featured property update: Browns Jennifer Thompson, Rachel Mealor, Martin Curry, Donna Cuin, Brian Connely  12-14
Featured property update: Adams Mark Hughes, Mark Ellison, Martin Curry, Nick Williams, J Thompson 15-17
Featured property update: Wheatland property put out to pasture! Dallas Mount 18-19
Featured property update: Wildlife and habitat on property improvement projects Rex Lockman 20-21
What do I do now that those darned beetles have moved on? Dennis Hemmer 22-24
Ask Sam - Hobby or a business   25
Helping people help the land Brenda Ling 26

Spring 2012

Title Author(s) Page #
Spring IS on its way! Jennifer Thompson 4
Green light for spring grazing should be yellow for caution Jessica Crowder 5-6
Correct diet, plentiful exercise bring out best in horses this season Amy McLean 7-8
Do you know your native grasses? Ashley Garrelts & Mae Smith 9
Featured landowner: Patching together sustainable living on the high plains Tony Hoch 10-12
How a soil test can determine suitability of soil for plants Kelli Belden 13-15
How not to be at your chickens beck and call Dusty Downey 16-17
The worst garden pests you've never seen Scott Schell 18-21
Conifer diversity creates a more resilient and appealing landscape Mark Hughes 22-23
Not udder nonsense Barton Stam 24-25
Upcoming events Jennifer Thompson 26

Summer 2012

Title Author(s) Page #
Summer is upon us! Jennifer Thompson 4
Kick the kids outside this summer Jacelyn Downey 5-7
#$@*&% drought is here again! Dallas Mount 8
What's digging in my yard? Rex Lockman 9
Featured landowner: Striving to be where their food comes from Kellie Chichester & Mae Smith 10-12
There's a buzz about beekeeping in Wyoming Justina Russell 13-15
Raising chickens with altitude Hudson Hill 16-17
To seed or not to seed? Blaine Horn 18-19
Survive the unthinkable if wildfire theatens your home Nick Williams 20-23
Newer systems irrigate small parcels, irregularly shaped fields Dan Murdock 24-25
Ask Sam Mark Ellison 26

Fall 2012

Title Author(s) Page #
Summer's end signals fall enchantment Jennifer Thompson 4
Upside down grazing - reverse the seasons Barton Stam 5-6
Pasture forbs your horses should avoid Brian Sebade 7-8
Fixing what ails your soil - the soil doctor is in! Kelli Belden 9-11
Featured landowners: Sweet success on the South Fork Sandra Frost 12-14
Update your home for a lifetime of living Randy Weigel 15-16
Fall into the bounty of autumn Diane Saenz 17-18
Wildflowers can enhance landscapes and gardens Rex Lockman 19-20
Trash to treasure - with worms Mae Smith 21
Drought-tolerant lawn species help reduce water use, still look great Chris Hilgert  22-23
Don't put away that sprayer! Mary Mckinney 24
Ask Sam - Weed free forage for hunting trip   25

(Back issues of the magazine can be ordered)

Contact Us

Barnyards & Backyards
University of Wyoming Extension
1000 E. University Ave, Department #3354
Laramie, WY 82071

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window) Find us on YouTube (Link opens a new window)