GOSHEN MAIN STREET DESIGNATED AS A NATIONAL CERTIFIED MAIN STREET
Torrington, WY – On behalf of Main Street businesses throughout Goshen County, Goshen Economic Development began the process of becoming a National Certified Main Street three years ago. The process included the addition of events such as 3rd Thursday’s and expansion of existing events such as Holiday activities. National Main Street Certification creates national exposure, provides additional grant funding opportunities, and results in a cohesive community.
INDUSTRIAL HEMP --- SOUTHEAST WYOMING
Torrington, WY --- GreenTree Ag. has partnered with local farmers
to plant hemp in southeast Wyoming for a second year. GreenTree
is working with Ervin Gara of Goshen County to plant approximately
245 acres of fiber and grain hemp varieties, and working with Tim
Anderson of Laramie County to plant approximately 60 acres of fiber
GreenTree Ag. partnered on fiber hemp grows with both growers
last year. The crop was harvested and yielded above the national
average tonnage. “The summer of 2020 was very dry and this crop
showed it’s resiliency to drought conditions,” said Justin Loeffler,
President and CEO of the GreenTree Ag.
GreenTree Ag is a precision agriculture company headquartered in Torrington. They strive to become leaders in industrial hemp production and processing in the state and regionally. Goshen Economic Development is excited to be partnered with GreenTree Ag.
Tim Anderson standing in front of his tractor and planter in Laramie County
Justin Loeffler planting hemp on Ervin Gara’s farm in Goshen County