Lorin Moench Jr.
from Salt Lake City, Utah, received a standing ovation as he
accepted the McClure Silver Ram Award for his
lifetime of achievement and dedication to supporting the American sheep industry.
Moench has served in most leadership capacities and on most sheep-related committees, teams and taskforces over the past several decades, including serving as ASI president, Utah Wool Growers Association president and American Lamb Board chair.
With a commercial flock of around 10,000 ewes, Moench is truly a premier sheep producer.
In addition, he
has opened up his
family ranch to numerous sheep groups who have used his
facilities for meetings, dinners and entertainment all while developing a tremendous wildlife hunting program that compliments his
sheep production program and has improved wildlife habitat.
wife, Mary Ann, to the success he
has experienced in the industry.