WY Board of Ag to meet in Douglas Aug. 19
August 12, 2016
CHEYENNE (August 12, 2016) – The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet in Douglas, WY in McKibben Cafeteria on the grounds of the Wyoming State Fair on August 19, 2016.
The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet at 8:30 a.m. and plan to adjourn at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2016. During the meeting, the Board will hear and update from the State Fair Advisory Board, discuss budgets, receive reports from WDA summer interns, hear an update on the Livestock Board, and handle some business regarding Conservation Districts. Along with this, they will hear an APRGP update, hear Water Quality interim reports & extension requests, review water quality grant applications, hear an update on the Rangeland Health Assessment Program, discuss Wyoming Weed and Pest Council rules and regulations, hear updates from partner organizations, and conduct other business as needed.
There will be a chance for public comment during the meeting.
The Board of Agriculture enforces the rules and regulations of the Wyoming Department of Agriculture. Seven board members are appointed by the governor for six-year terms to represent geographical areas of the state. Board members include: Jana Ginter, District 1; Jim Rogers, District 2; Shaun Sims, District 3; Amanda Hulet, District 4; Alison Lass, District 5; Bryan Brost, District 6; and Kevin Schieffer., District 7. Youth Board Members include: Kendall Roberts, Southeast; Richard Schlenker, Northwest; John Hansen, Southwest; and Cameron Smith, Northeast.
A full agenda with call in information for the meeting can be found at http://wyagric.state.wy.us/boa/agenda.
The call in number for the meeting is available on the agenda and the Wyoming State Fairgrounds are located in Douglas, WY at 400 W. Center.
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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available for individuals with disabilities upon request in advance of the meeting.
–Wyoming Board of Agriculture