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Jul 18
July 18, 2024 @ 6:18 am CDT

Three Generations of Women Steward the Land

Cindy and Ann Irhke on the farm near Roberts, IL. The important role women play in conservation and land-use decisions is gaining recognition, and so are the benefits to soil, water, and wildlife.    Ann, Cindy, and Sage Ihrke are three generations of women who live and breathe conservation on their family’s farm near Roberts, Il.  It started way back in 1970 when George Ihrke, a veterinarian from the south suburbs of Chicago, invested in 320 acres in …

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