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March 18, 2014 12:00 AM

Jim Hoy: Conservation easements good for Kansas

In 2007, my wife and I, in consultation with our children, placed a conservation easement on our Flint Hills ranch near Cassoday with Ranchland Trust of Kansas. The open range that my grandfather rode when he loose-herded cattle in the Flint Hills is now fenced, but cattle still graze on our grass, just as they did then.

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