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Field day includes scientist conversations

Basin Republican Rustler of Basin, Wyoming

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Visiting with researchers and growers and tours of projects are part of this year's field day Thursday, July 16 at the Powell Research and Extension Center.

The center is part of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station housed within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with farm tours, introductions and industry demonstrations 2-3:30 p.m., research poster sessions and refreshments are 3:30-4:30 p.m., and dinner (RSVP required) is 4:30-7 p.m.

Research includes herbicide trials, pollinator food plots and insect pressures, cropping systems — cover and companion crops, Elite malt barley nursery, grape rootstock and Simplot mapping/precision agriculture.

For information and to RSVP by July 9, call (307) 754-2223 or email

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Original Publication Date: July 2, 2015

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