Mark Eisele is the vice president of National Cattlemen's Beef Association. He lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, where his family runs the historic King Ranch with Red and Black Angus cow-calf pairs, retained yearlings that sell into branded programs, and a custom haying operation. Only five miles from Cheyenne's city limits, the ranch deals with municipalities, population growth, energy development and business park pressures. Mark has been married to his wife, Trudy, for 39 years, and has three adult children - Colton, Kendall, and Kaycee. Together they enjoy working the family operation, as well as outdoor recreation, hunting, volunteering for organizations, and cruising in their classic cars.
As a rancher with cattle on private and public lands in southeast Wyoming, I’d like to caution those in the Magic Valley who may be listening to the loudest and often misinformed voices who are opposed to the Lava Ridge wind project. Energy options, including wind, have greatly benefited where I live and work, in […]