Dynamic alumni, a company actively involved in research, a non-profit organization facilitating change across Wyoming and a vigorous energy and water professor will receive honors from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.
Recipients will be recognized during Ag Appreciation Weekend Sept. 25-26 on the UW campus and during the Wyoming vs. New Mexico football game. Stories and photographs of recipients are at http://bit.ly/2015aghonors.
Charles “Bud” Christensen, who entered UW at age 16 and graduated at 20 in 1941 with a bachelor’s degree in animal science, built a ranching enterprise that grew to include properties in Wyoming, Montana and Nebraska and totals approximately 156,000 deeded acres. The ranches are operated by CJR Ranch, LLC, a successor to what was originally CJR Christensen Ranches, named for Charles and his daughter and son, Janet and Robert.
At 94, he is still involved in the day-to-day operations of the ranch.
“Very early in my profession, I learned that Bud was one of the most intelligent and informed individuals I would ever meet,” said Bob Innes of the Innes Ranch in Campbell County. “As a result of that understanding, I knew I should Continue reading