USU Extension co-hosts public hemp seminar

Crop is being grown in Grand County

The Utah State University Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food will host Utah’s first public hemp seminar. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Free Enterprise Center Auditorium in Sandy. The seminar will address hemp as a commercial agriculture crop in Utah and provide participants with opportunities to learn about laws, production and the industry.

USU school of ASTE divides in effort to better serve students

Oct. 9 change takes effect immediately

In an effort to better serve students in the largest department in Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, and to advance career and technical education programs, particularly in southeastern Utah, CAAS Dean Ken White and USU President Noelle Cockett announced Oct. 9 that the School of Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) will be divided. The change takes effect immediately.