New Wyoming Legislation Recognizes 4H as Cocurricular Program

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from UW Extension) March 23, 2023 — In Wyoming, 4-H is now considered a cocurricular activity, allowing members to obtain excused absences for participation in 4-H. Wyoming House Bill 0175 states that Wyoming public school students engaged in “programming or competitions sponsored by nationally recognized organizations and clubs that promote youth agricultural education” are considered to be […] Continue Reading

Lummis Works to Place Women’s Suffrage Monument on National Mall

Washington, D.C. (RELEASE from US Senator Lummis) March 23, 2023 — During Women’s History Month, U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) joined a bipartisan group of six U.S. senators in introducing the Women’s Suffrage National Monument Location Act. This bill would secure the Women’s National Suffrage Monument’s location on the National Mall. Sen. Lummis is comitted to securing this monument on the […] Continue Reading

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to Agricultural Producers

Casper, Wyo. (RELEASE from USDA) March 23, 2023 — Agricultural operations in Idaho, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming have been significantly impacted by recent snowstorms. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock producers recover from these adverse weather events. Impacted producers should contact their local USDA Service Center […] Continue Reading