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October 24, 2017

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The Escalante Ranch is largely mechanized, using pivot sprinklers to irrigate 3,000 acres of alfalfa on the 22,000-acre ranch. Dinosaur National Monument can be seen in the background near Jensen, Utah, on June 11, 2014.

Stuart Leavenworth / MCT

The Escalante Ranch is largely mechanized, using pivot sprinklers to irrigate 3,000 acres of alfalfa on the 22,000-acre ranch. Dinosaur National Monument can be seen in the background near Jensen, Utah, on June 11, 2014.