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Heart of Agriculture awards recognize women ranchers

 

May 30, 2019



Wyoming women ranchers are the state’s fastest growing demographic, and 11 were recognized last week in Gillette with Heart of Agriculture Honoree awards.

Whether native born, beguiled as a youth in the Netherlands by Wyoming’s mystique or living in Boston and hearing the state’s siren call, they’re either managing their own ranches or in equal partnerships with spouses.

The ranchers received the honors Wednesday, May 1, at a University of Wyoming Extension event in Gillette, nominated from their counties for the honors. First Lady Jennie Gordon, who operates a cow-calf operation in...



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