The Game and Fish commission rejects appeals by two stockmen who sought $388,696 more than what agency managers said laws and regulations allow.
The dryness may curtail grazing and irrigation in 2021, and could result in downstream water calls in 2022.
Members of the legislature’s ag committee want to examine the transfer of federal lands to Wyoming’s hands.
Hemp could boost Wyoming’s agricultural sector, but industry proponents say policy delays, funding worries and overzealous law enforcement have slowed growth.
Agreement with federal agency calls for state role in ‘active management’ to combat fire threats, invasive weeds, but critics see it as a plan for more logging and industrial agriculture.