Wyoming State PDP Funds

Project Overview

WSP20-009
Project Type: PDP State Program
Funds awarded in 2020: $28,636.00
Projected End Date: 06/30/2022
Grant Recipient: University of Wyoming
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
State Coordinator:
Dr. Caitlin Youngquist
University of Wyoming

Commodities

Not commodity specific

Practices

  • Animal Production: animal protection and health, grazing management, grazing - multispecies, grazing - rotational, range improvement, rangeland/pasture management
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage, cover crops, crop rotation, no-till
  • Education and Training: extension, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research
  • Farm Business Management: agricultural finance, financial management, grant making
  • Natural Resources/Environment: carbon sequestration
  • Production Systems: agroecosystems, integrated crop and livestock systems
  • Soil Management: composting, green manures, soil microbiology, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: community development, partnerships, social networks

    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. We will accomplish this by supporting regional agriculture events and training scholarships for agriculture professionals, as well as purchasing teaching supplies.

    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.