What We’re Thankful For in 2012

An abundant, safe and affordable food supply

Farmers in Wyoming explain the use of plastic ditch in their irrigation systems

Hardworking agriculturists who produce our food, fiber and important byproducts

Jamie Swain and Albert Sommers vaccinating and Charles Price putting a pour-on parasite control on a calf.Ranchers in the Green River Valley of Wyoming work together to perform fall cow work, which includes vaccinations.

Abundant and affordable energy

Drilling rig #129 in the Jonah Field near Pinedale Wyoming, operated by Encana Oil and Gas to produce natural gas for American Energy supplies.

The energy workers who work hard to develop it

Control room on drilling rig #129 in the Jonah Field near Pinedale Wyoming, operated by Encana Oil and Gas to produce natural gas for American Energy supplies.

Small town living and the residents and business owners that keep them strong

"Bottle calves" are calves that were orphaned or refused by their mothers, leaving it up to the ranchers to feed (often with a bottle) and care for. Youngsters can bring these bottle calves to the local county fair to show.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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