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Both of Wyoming’s U.S. senators addressed the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation at the group’s annual meeting Thursday and discussed the actions they are pursuing on the federal level to bolster the state’s agriculture.

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, said his fundamental mission in Congress is to protect the agriculture industry from federal regulations, taxes and mandates that would curb its productivity.

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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!