Recognition given to historic ranch owners

Jeni D. Finch Brunson of Littlefield, left, and her brother, Gary Finch of the family ranch southwest of Dalhart, right, received a certificate from Ag Commissioner Todd Staples in Austin, Nov. 7, at the 38th Annual Family Land Heritage ceremony.

In a celebration of agriculture and family heritage, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples honored 115 farms and ranches spanning 66 Texas Counties at the 38th annual Family Land Heritage ceremony in Austin on Nov. 7. The ceremony, held in the House Chamber at the Texas state Capitol, recognizes Texas families who have kept their farms and ranches in continuous agricultural production for 100 years or more. Among the families honored were two from Hartley County ranches, whose properties have been in continuous agricultural production for 100 years.
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