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Big Horn rancher receives Bucholz award


Photo courtesy of WSGALT

Alan Barnett honored with the 2015 Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award by the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust. Pictured are Laura Bucholz, Alan Barnett and Bessie Bucholz.

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust (WSGALT) awarded Alan Barnett its eighth annual Kurt Bucholz Conservation Award at its Annual Roundup, held on Aug. 29 at Warren Livestock Company's Pole Creek Ranch outside of Cheyenne.

Many Wyoming producers know Alan through his work with Farm Credit Services but in addition to his career as an agricultural lender, Alan and his family bought a ranch on Gooseberry Creek on the western edge of the Big Horn Basin. A conservation easement on that ranch was completed in 2005 and led the way for three neighboring ranches to sell agricultural conservation ea...

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