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Rural West Initiative

The Future of Ranching in the West – Eighth Annual Eccles Family Rural West Conference

Thursday, March 19, 2020 (All day) to Friday, March 20, 2020 (All day)
Genoa, Nevada

Limited space available; Please complete this form to receive updates about the 2020 Rural West program

The Eighth Annual Eccles Family Rural West Conference builds upon earlier conversations of rural economics and land use in the West. From the eastern slopes of the Sierras, the Center's 2020 conference will explore the role of ranching in the American West. Our program is still in development but preliminary panel topics may include:

  • Wild Horses: An Assessment of their Future on the Rangeland

  • Rangeland Fires

  • Why Graze Our Rangelands? Conservation Grazing and Novel Approaches to Ranching

  • The Future of the Cattle Ranching in the American West

  • Breakout Sessions

Please check back in December 2019 for an updated program agenda. 

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