Wyoming Farm Bureau http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en A Slow Start To Wyoming Growing Season http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/slow-start-wyoming-growing-season <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A cool, wet spring has Wyoming’s growing season off to a sluggish start.&nbsp; Ken Hamilton with the Wyoming Farm Bureau says some crops—like corn and sugar beets—were planted as much as three weeks later than usual.&nbsp; He says hay production has also been hurt by all the precipitation.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:29:04 +0000 Melodie Edwards 60986 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org A Slow Start To Wyoming Growing Season Good News For Wyoming As The Farm Bill Moves Forward http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/good-news-wyoming-farm-bill-moves-forward <p>The Wyoming Farm Bureau says as Congress puts final touches on the Farm Bill it has good things for Wyoming.</p><p>If signed into law, the bill would continue the Environmental Program Incentive Program, which is funding that provides incentives for farmers and ranchers to implement sound conservation practices and help protect resources.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The bill would also provide disaster relief to agricultural producers who have been impacted by severe weather, such as loss of stock from blizzards.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:15:46 +0000 Erin Jones 53511 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Good News For Wyoming As The Farm Bill Moves Forward WY Oil and Gas Conservation Commission prepares to draft rules for baseline groundwater testing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wy-oil-and-gas-conservation-commission-prepares-draft-rules-baseline-groundwater-testing <p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 23:41:16 +0000 Irina Zhorov 40847 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY Oil and Gas Conservation Commission prepares to draft rules for baseline groundwater testing