New barn offers space for ag projects


August 21, 2021

Grace Moore

The barn includes plenty of space to house animals.

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) barn has finally become a reality south of the Moorcroft High School. FFA councilor and driving force behind this build, Moorcroft High School agriculture teacher Hugh Jenkins, has been working to accomplish the endeavor for more than three years.

Jenkins started with an idea to create a space for town kids to raise livestock including sheep, cattle, goats and chickens for fair projects near the school.

With the approval of the school board, he stood before Moorcroft's council to request a variance from the ordinance forbidding farm animals within town l...

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