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Great Plains Ranchers Rebuild in Wake of Devastating Wildfires

A fast-moving late winter wildfire burned acres of grassland and destroyed miles of fencing at the Kirk Ranch in Clark County, Kansas.  (Photo by Bryan Thompson)

Ranchers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Texas face the monumental task of rebuilding their lives following last month's devastating wildfires.  Fences and homes were destroyed and herds of livestock were killed.  In this report for Harvest Public Media, Bryan Thompson visited Kansas cattle country to get a sense of the challenges that still lie ahead.

Bryan Thompson is a reporter for the Kansas News Service and a contributor to Harvest Public Media.

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Western Kansas Ranchers Rebuilding After Wildfires

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