Posted date: Apr 8, 2022
by: Admin My Local Life
This assessment is conducted by Western Prairie Food Farm and Community Alliance (WPFFCA) which includes the counties of Cheyenne, Decatur, Gove, Logan, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas and Wallace.
The Farmer's Market Board has been working to round up vendors who want to participate and give you the opportunity to come and get those products and food you normally only see during the summer time. There will be ready-to-eat foods, take-and-bake food, metal crafts, hand made crafts, packaged meats, salves and oils, and I have heard there will even be fre
Cheyenne Center for Creativity has been awarded $75,000 in CSP tax credits by the Department of Commerce.
This is a great opportunity for our community! When you donate to the 202 on Washington Project, you will receive tax credits equal to 70% of your donation.
These donations will be used for Phase II of the project: renovation of the 3000 square foot area to develop a much-needed community event center.
Donations can be mailed to:
202 on Washington Project
Eagle, working alongside with the St. Francis Internet Committee volunteers, reached 210 early signups, meaning the upgrade will proceed as planned.
"The support of the community of St. Francis has been simply amazing,' said Travis Kohlrus,
Contour grass buffer strips are narrow strips of perennial vegetation alternated down the slope with wider cropped strips that are farmed on the contour. Contour grass strips are used on cropland with potential for sheet and rill erosion. Many times, grass buffer strips are used in combination with terraces. The grass buffer strips are typically used below terraces where land slopes are less than 4 to 5 percent. Grass buffers work b
Photos By Cale Rieger, NRCS Natural Resource Specialist
Proper fence is needed for grazing livestock in a rotational grazing system. As mentioned before, a rest-rotation grazing system is essential for properly managing grazing systems in the western Kansas area of short grass and mid-grass prairie.
Many perimeter fences are 3 or 4 strands of barbed wire. Interior cross-fences are usually a single smooth wire. The interior fe
Best of Show Rebe Joy "Blood Moon Rising"
1st Rachel Hoffman, St Francis "Cheyenne County Condo"
2nd Thomas Peyton, Colby, "Meadowlark Lake", acrylic
3rd Becky Twiss, pastel, "Grandma's Poppy", Wray
1st Abby Killingsworth, Goodland, "Anahata"
2nd Kimberly Zweygardt, St Francis, "Wild Thing"
3rd Tony Howard, St Francis, "Mailbox
Open on weekends throughout October, The Crow Haven Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch is a must visit for the family. Everyone easily found hours worth of entertainment with all of the varied thi
What are cover crops? Cover crops are grown for the protection and enrichment of the soil. In Agriculture, cover crops are used to cover and protect the soil rather than to be harvested.
Cover crops are used to manage cropland and reduce soil erosion, improve soil fertility, improve soil quality, improve water storage, reduce pressure from weeds, pests and diseases, and improve biodiversity and wildlife in an agroecosystem.