Grazing in Wyoming


March 23, 2023

Courtesy of Derek Grant

Above: livestock grazing on open fields.

When you think of Wyoming agriculture, there is a good chance the first thing you think about is cows. There is a good reason for that. Due to a number of factors and challenges in our state like our short growing season and climate, livestock is easily the number one agricultural commodity in Wyoming. In fact, animal agriculture accounts for more than XX% of the cash receipts generated by our industry in Wyoming. With that said, there are challenges when it comes to raising livestock in our state. As we have seen this past winter, weather is always a concern but another major area of impor...

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