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Prescott-area rancher Fred Ruskin is out of the land trade business and looking for alternative ways to develop his 51,000-acre checkerboarded ranch, 30 miles north of Prescott.

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Death of a land trade ... what's next?

An interview with Fred Ruskin

The notion of a trade that would turn nearly 160 square miles of land in the upper Big Chino into separate but contiguous tracts of Forest Service and private land was discussed long before Fred Ruskin was born.


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