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Additional historical materials:
Recommended horticultural plants generally hardy and adaptable in the Central Great Plains region University of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin.  (February 1982)  Gene S Howard
Twenty-eight years of testing tree-fruit varieties at the cheyenne horticultural field station, Cheyenne, Wyoming. USDA ARS Crops Research Bulletin, series 34, no. 39 (October 1962) Gene Howard and G.B. Brown (Big pdf file 3.7 MB)
Vegetable culture and varieties for Wyoming. University of Wyoming, Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin, 1942. Myron Francis Babb, W. L. Quayle (Big pdf file 2.5 MB)
Cheyenne Pie Pumpkin (Internet Archive website)
UW Extension Publications
Barnyards and Backyards Articles
Barnyards and Backyards Featured Landowner Articles
Barnyards and Backyards Articles - Specific Crops
UW Extension Articles
Gardening: Vegetables in Wyoming (UW Extension pub B-1115R)
Other Resources
Vegetable Garden Seed Storage and Germination Requirements - lists ave years for storing seed and optimal germination temperatures, etc (University of Nebraska publication)
Spring and Fall Freeze Hazard Tables - Gives probability of freezing temps on certain dates (Wyoming Ag Statistics 2012 bulletin, info from NOAA)
Vegetables for Laramie Gardeners - Provides list of veg that grow well, planting dates and other useful info (Laramie Garden Club and Laramie Local Foods)
Gardening on the Fringe...of Laramie  Learn more about vegetable gardening strategies for the challenging conditions often faced by those of us gardening outside of town (pdf file contains talk slides and handouts from March 2012 presentation)
Barnyards and Backyards Articles
Common insect issues in garden and yard (Barnyards & Backyards Live!)
Alternative non-chemical pest control for vegetable gardens Video (~25 min) | Audio only
Plant diseases in gardens (Barnyards & Backyards Live!)
Other Publications - Wildlife damage
Homeowner's Guide to Resolving Wildlife Conflicts (Wyoming Game and Fish, Technical Bulletin #45)
Preventing Deer Damage – 6.520 (Colorado State University)
Fencing Guidelines for Wildlife (Wyoming Game and Fish, Technical Bulletin #53)
National Pesticide Network (compilation of links to wildlife resources, not just pesticide related)
Barnyards and Backyards Articles
Barnyards & Backyards Featured Landowner Articles
Extending the growing season for vegetables (Barnyards & Backyards Live!)
Small Scale Season Extension for Backyard Gardeners Video (~15 min) | Audio only
UW Extension Articles

Vegetable Gardening in Wyoming

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