4-H educator begins Jan. 8 in Lincoln County

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Shaily Harshbarger began as the University of Wyoming Extension 4-H educator in Lincoln County January 8. Harshbarger will be in the Lincoln County Extension Office in Kemmerer. A 2017 graduate of Kansas State University, she holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science with an emphasis…

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Wind River efforts prompt Educator of the Year award

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Cent$ible Nutrition Program educator Kelly Pingree received the program’s Educator of the Year award. Pingree, who serves the Wind River Indian Reservation, was presented the honor in December during the University of Wyoming Extension’s training conference. CNP director Mindy Meuli notes Pingree’s program had 79…

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Youth nutrition education program effort draws UW Extension honor

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Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) educators who updated and expanded a curriculum implemented in elementary schools across the state have received the organization’s Community Impact Award. The educators helped incorporate new materials and activities into the curriculum and trained other educators on the program. Grazing with…

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Changing Faces, Changing Places

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Welcome: Harshbarger, Shaily: UW Extension Lincoln County, 4-H educator (1/8) Lewis, Livy: UW Extension Wind River Indian Reservation, Cent$ible Nutrition Program assistant (1/8) Martin, Mary: Cent$ible Nutrition Program state office, office associate (1/8) Newlin, Brittany: UW Extension Laramie County, 4-H administrative assistant (12/18) Farewell: Sussex,…

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Wyoming 4-H’er wins Denver stock show catch-a-calf competition

Paul Andrews and Kyle Despain holding the grand champion catch-a-calf flag.

Albany County 4-H’er Kyle Despain and his market steer entry won the Catch-A-Calf competition at the National Western Stock Show, Rodeo and Horse Show in Denver in January. Despain competed against 34 other 4-H’ers and entries from Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Despain attends Laramie High…

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Program recognizes outstanding staff, faculty

College staff and faculty members received recognition during the dean’s Employee Recognition Program in December. The Agricultural Experiment Station also presented its outstanding faculty and student research article awards for Reflections magazine. Dean Frank Galey presented Kelly Greenwald, an administrative assistant at the James C.…

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Border War 2017: Pistol and Pete played their part

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Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Haflinger draft horses Pistol and Pete took on the mantle of tradition during the 2017 Border War lead-up to the Wyoming-Colorado State University football game in Laramie November 3. Pistol and Pete (and Pistol Pete) were on hand at the Wyoming-Colorado…

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UW Livestock Judging Team records best finish in 30+ Years

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The 2017 University of Wyoming finished 8th at the North American International Livestock Exposition in November in Louisville, Kentucky. This marks the first top-10 finish at the National Championship in at least 30 years Coach Caleb Boardman says. “We have records of scores dating back…

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Ty Shockley named to All-American Team

Ty Shockley holding his award.

Ty Shockley, a member of the 2017 University of Wyoming Livestock Judging team, was one of 11 college seniors named All-Americans at the 112th National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, November 14. The All-American program recognizes…

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Judging teams invite support through You-Fund site

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An online “You-Fund” campaign is underway until December 13 to raise money for the University of Wyoming Livestock, Horse and Meat judging teams’ 2018 judging seasons. The You-Fund campaign, under the auspices of University of Wyoming Foundation, is at http://c-fund.us/ctz. The teams’ goal of $8,500…

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