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UW Extension names new educator in Crook County

A former range research technician is the new agriculture and natural resources educator for University of Wyoming Extension in Crook County. Alex Orozco-Lopez began his job duties Jan. 4.

Most recently, Orozco-Lopez worked as a range research technician for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's (UNL) Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. In that position, he collected and analyzed data on research projects in the Nebraska Panhandle and in the Sandhills.

He previously was a biological science aide at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Serv...