Wyoming agriculture session includes Lockhart Cattle Co. tour
April 7, 2016
A rangeland and local agriculture session featuring a tour of the Lockhart Cattle Co. is Saturday, April 30, near Jackson Hole.
The tour has a limit of 30, said Glenn Owings, University of Wyoming Extension educator.
Topics include rangeland ecosystems, ranch operation basics in Wyoming and ranching culture, landscape values and local food production.
A presentation will be from 10-11 a.m. at the Teton County extension office, 255 W. Deloney, followed by the Lockhart tour from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required, said Owings. Contact Owings at 307-367-4380 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
"The event will go on rain or shine," he said. "Bring a warm jacket and boots for the ranch tour. It will likely be muddy. Transportation from the classroom to the ranch is not provided."
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In addition to UW Extension, sponsors are the Lockhart Cattle Co. and the Teton Conservation District.