The Powell Research and Extension Center (PREC) is one mile north of Powell on Highway 295 at an elevation of 4,374 feet. The 30-year
average annual precipitation is 6.67 inches. May and June are the only two months
that exceed one inch of average precipitation.
Employees at PREC include one faculty researcher, a research associate I, a farm manager,
two assistant farm managers, and an office associate. PREC personnel conduct research
and provide services to benefit the northwestern Wyoming counties of Fremont, Hot
Springs, Washakie, Big Horn, Park—and beyond.
One hundred seventy-five of the 220 acres at the PREC are irrigated cropland. Research
focuses include agronomic weed control, irrigation, cropping systems, high tunnel
production, variety performance testing, transgenic variety response to herbicide
treatments, and alternative crops. The center participates in numerous regional research
and education projects.
The Research and Extension Center at Powell (PREC) is dedicated to being the premier
irrigated agricultural research and extension center that benefits the citizens of
the region, state and nation.
747 Road 9Powell, Wyoming 82435-9135
Phone: (307) 754-2223Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Jim Heitholt
Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources