Clift Jordan has been named 1988 Rancher of the Year, and A. Joel Frandsen has been named 1988 Rangeman of the Year by the Utah Section of the Society for Range Management.

Jordan, who makes his home in Lehi, Heber and Marion during various parts of the year, began ranching with his father in 1949 and now has 6,000 acres of seeded winter range.He was honored for his cooperative efforts and good management practices and his commitment to sound management practices.

Frandsen, of Price, is branch chief of range on the Manti-LaSal National Forest and was recognized for his contributions to range management.