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J.D. Sexton, pictured here at the Moffat County Extension Office, 536 Barclay St., began work June 18 as the Moffat County Extension and 4-H youth agent. He said his duties include coordinating local 4-H programs and supporting the local ranching and agriculture community.

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J.D. Sexton has been around the ranching lifestyle for years. “I’ve just been part of the livestock industry my whole life,” the Laporte native said. “As a youth I was able to be part of 4-H and showed livestock competitively. It’s just been kind of a family thing. My grandfather was actually the extension agent for Larimer County and Fort Collins.” Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Sexton began work June 18 as Colorado State University’s Moffat County Extension and 4-H youth agent. Though daily responsibilities vary, he said a big part of the job involves helping local 4-H programs, in which he said he is “a huge believer.”

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