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Simon Wen Shao is co-owner of the Escalante Ranch, a 22,000-acre ranch in northeast Utah that grows alfalfa for export back to diary industries in China, where Shao was born. Shao, who bought the ranch with a partner in 2011, stands before one of his alfalfa fields, with Dinosaur National Monument and a rainbow in the background, outside Jensen, Utah on June 11, 2014.

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Simon Wen Shao is co-owner of the Escalante Ranch, a 22,000-acre ranch in northeast Utah that grows alfalfa for export back to diary industries in China, where Shao was born. Shao, who bought the ranch with a partner in 2011, stands before one of his alfalfa fields, with Dinosaur National Monument and a rainbow in the background, outside Jensen, Utah on June 11, 2014.