Board of Ag to Meet in Cheyenne April 11-12 Print

The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet in Cheyenne, WY at the Wyoming Department of Agriculture main office on April 11-12, 2016.

The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will meet from 1:00 p.m. and will adjourn at 4:20 p.m. on April 11, 2016 and from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on April 12th. During the meeting, the Board will elect a new President and Vice President, review liaison assignments, discuss new contract requirements for UW contracts with state agencies, receive an update on lab operations, hear presentations on Weed and Pest Council designated and declared resolutions, an update on State Fair, and discuss bighorn sheep rules and H2A labor. Along with this, they will also hear Water Quality reports and requests, hear updates on the Rangeland Health Assessment Program, receive updates from the WDA and the legislative session, 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 Department of Agriculture is located in Cheyenne at 2219 Carey Ave.

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.