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Restoring Sagebrush Country With ‘Modern Wildfire’

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From the kitchen table to the boardroom table, the USDA brings people together across the nation for: healthier food, natural resources and people; a stronger agricultural industry; and economic growth, jobs and innovation. Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone.

Robin Laakso, second-generation landowner in Paulina, Oregon, is transforming the sage like a ‘modern wildfire.’

Robin Laakso, second-generation landowner in Paulina, Oregon, is transforming the sage like a ‘modern wildfire.’ With help from the USDA, she is removing juniper trees to restore sagebrush country and sage grouse habitat.

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