Inaugural ag summit introduces new paths for rural Wyoming’s future
Monday, April 02, 2018
Despite dangerous winter weather and a federal government shutdown, 85 agriculture experts converged in Powell Jan. 22-23 to discover how to retool their industry for the future.
Some promising ideas to emerge from the conference included development of a food innovation center, more widespread adoption of organic farming practices and exploration of precision farming and specialty crops.
The leaders of the Diversified Ag Summit will distill those ideas into a white paper to be distributed to the Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming (ENDOW) Executive Council, an initiative formed by Gov. Matt Mead and the Legislature to build a more resilient Wyoming economy.