Two environmental coalitions have filed notice they intend to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's decision to end federal protections for wolves in Wyoming. Amy Richards reports. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping rural electric providers modernize their transmission systems. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
U. S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the ''National Water Quality Initiative" will work in priority watersheds to help farmers, ranchers and landowners improve water quality impaired streams. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has posted rules for safety contracts within HB 89 online and is taking public comment. Amy Richards has a report. Click past jump to listen to Wyomi
A federal judge is allowing wild horse advocacy groups to intervene in a lawsuit in which livestock operators are trying to force the removal of wild horses from private lands in southwestern Wyoming. Doug Randall reports. Food prices are expected to rise again in 2012. that's according to an economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Duke American Transmission has acquired the Zephyr Power Transmission Project. Business Reporter Sharon Fain has the story. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service will soon consider funding applications for projects under the Conservation Stewardship Program. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
The public will have access to a boat-launching site on the Snake River near Jackson thanks to the purchase of a 40 acre-parcel along the river by two groups. Doug Randall reports. Santa is an ancient and familiar part of the Christmas celebration. A U.S. Department of Agriculture historian explains. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
A proposal to spend $9 million on 14 construction projects at Wyoming Community Colleges is on hold. Doug Randall reports. The latestConsumer Price index shows food prices rising a little more than many analysts expected. U.S. Department of Agriculture economist Ricky Volpe says grocery store food prices are about 6.3 percent higher than last year.Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio New
Doug Randall reports that the University of Wyoming is reviewing the operation and security of War Memorial Stadium after two people died in separate incidents this year at the facility. Ag Reporter Ahren Broad has a story about a new U.S. Department of Agriculture program to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables to schools. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
The Wyoming Main Street Program is accepting applications. The program uses historic preservation to help revitalize downtown areas. Amy Richards has a report. The U-S Department of Agriculture will be awarding grants to help ag producers and related businesses in 19 states and Puerto Rico. Ag reporter Ahren Broad has details. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.