Wyoming State WSARE Program Plan

Project Overview

WSP19-020
Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2019: $28,636.00
Projected End Date: 06/30/2022
Host Institution Award ID: G114-21-W7905
Grant Recipient: University of Wyoming
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
State Coordinator:
Dr. Caitlin Youngquist
University of Wyoming

Information Products

Commodities

Not commodity specific

Practices

  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, grazing management, grazing - continuous, grazing - multispecies, grazing - rotational
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage, cover crops, no-till, ridge tillage
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, mentoring, networking, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, farm succession, grant making
  • Natural Resources/Environment: carbon sequestration, soil stabilization
  • Pest Management: weed ecology
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: analysis of personal/family life, community development

    Proposal abstract:

    Our objective is to support the professional development and education of producers and agriculture professionals in Wyoming on a range of topics related to low input sustainable agriculture.

    Project objectives from proposal:

    Our objective is to support the professional development and education of producers and agriculture professionals in Wyoming on a range of topics related to low input sustainable agriculture.      

    This will be done by:

    1. increasing the capacity of UW Extension educators and Conservation District staff to help producers implement sustainable practices;
    2. increasing the likelihood of success for farmers and ranchers implementing sustainable practices.

     

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.