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 By Mae Smith    News    October 12, 2016

Tips on fall weed management

As Mother Nature continues to threaten snow, you may be thinking about cleaning up around your property. Spraying weeds probably doesn’t come to mind as a fall chore; usually you think of spraying weeds in the spring or summer when they are...

 
 By Tracie Mitchell    News    May 11, 2016

Ten Sleep FFA students recognized at banquet Thursday

TEN SLEEP – The Ten Sleep FFA held its 11th annual spring banquet, with the BBQ beef being donated by the Washakie County Cowbells and sides and desserts donated by the parents, Thursday evening to...

 
 News    April 27, 2016

Conservation District encourages stewardship with poster contest

WORLAND — The Washakie County Conservation District encourages you to think about your personal responsibility to be a good steward of the natural resources, including the roles trees play in our resources, in response to its annual Stewardship Wee...

 
 News    April 20, 2016

Worland student is ag bookmark winner

CHEYENNE - Wyoming Agriculture in the Classroom celebrated the 22nd Annual Bookmark Contest in Cheyenne on April 15. Ten student artists were recognized for their talented artwork and ability to...

 
 News    April 13, 2016

Seven Chief Washakie members earn State FFA degrees

The Chief Washakie FFA Chapter had seven members earn State FFA degrees at last week’s State FFA Convention in Cheyenne. Recipients were Callie Klinghagen, Kylie Armstrong, Taylor Fulfer, DeLancey Hodges, Adeline Miller, Stetson Curtis and Matt...

 
 News    April 6, 2016

Chief Washakie FFA earns top honors in range management

CHEYENNE — Several honors were announced at the opening session of the 89th annual Wyoming FFA Convention in Cheyenne Monday, including top honors for on Chief Washakie FFA member and the Chief Washakie range management team. Awards presented...

 
 By Tesia Galvan    News    February 24, 2016

Vermicomposting is black gold for gardeners and growers

WORLAND – A well-attended presentation at Saturday morning’s WESTI Ag Days was the session on vermicomposting. Turning trash into treasure is what Mae Smith; Northwest Area Rangeland Resources Educator at University of Wyoming Extension calls...

 
 By Caitlin Youngquist    News    December 23, 2015

Christmas tree care and safety

‘Tis the season to talk about taking care of our live Christmas trees, unless you are like one of my colleagues who told me recently “I just wish I could keep a fake tree already decorated in the closet so all I have to do is pull it out and...

 
 News    December 16, 2015

Wyoming Bean Commission holds first meeting and elects leadership

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Bean Commission held its first meeting Dec. 7-8 in Cheyenne and elected Beau Fulton of Park County as Chairman and Jeffery Chapman of Goshen County as Vice-Chairman of the Commission. Along with the election of leadership,...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    November 25, 2015

Washakie County 4-H celebrates Achievement Night

WORLAND – The Washakie County Extension Office hosted the 2015 4-H Achievement Night at the Washakie County Fairgrounds in Worland on Nov. 19. County 4-H members and families were recognized for...

 
 By Karla Pomeroy    News    November 11, 2015

3 Paintrock FFA members place top 10 at National FFA Convention

WORLAND - Three Paintrock FFA members placed in the top 10 in the nation at the National FFA Convention last month. Seniors Brianna Jolley and Madi Edeler competed in a group project in food products...

 
 News    September 9, 2015

Gentled wild horses and burros available at Honor Farm adoption

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption on Saturday, Sept. 12, in Riverton. Pictures of some of the animals available for adoption will be...

 
 News    August 5, 2015

UW researcher discovers groundwater modeling breakthrough 84 years in the making

LARAMIE - A University of Wyoming professor has made a discovery that answers a nearly 100-year-old question about water movement, with implications for agriculture, hydrology, climate science and...

 
 News    July 22, 2015

Washakie County 4-H archery contest opens 2015 fair

WORLAND - The Washakie County Fair got underway Monday night as the shooting sports will take up most of the week. Archery began the week, followed air rifle, pistol and muzzle loading last night,...