08-05-16 The RMFU stays busy working on behalf of our members…

RMFU New logo 111315The RMFU stays busy working on behalf of our members…

RMFU Executive Director Ben Rainbolt attended both the Colorado Agricultural Development Authority Board meeting and the Colorado Agricultural Value-Added Development Board meeting.

RMFU Membership Director Harrison top was at the Four Corners Farmers and Ranchers Coalition Quarterly Meeting and he will be at an upcoming Delta County Conservation District meeting with other Delta Farmers Union members.

RMFU Membership Coordinator Aubriel Jones organized a pancake feed at the Logan County Fair in Sterling and she’ll be at the Morgan County Fair in Brush the Lincoln County Fair in Hugo. Aubriel will also be at a meeting of Ground Operation, which is an organization that brings veterans and military men and women from battlefields to farm fields.

Later in August RMFU President Dale McCall, Aubriel and Harrison will attend the Farm University workshop hosted by FUSA District Manager Lela Ladd in Riverton, Wy.

RMFU Communications Director Bob Kjelland was at a South Platte Water Basin meeting held in Brush and on a tour of a bison ranch south of Strasburg. He also is working with the Farmers Union Media Association and National Farmers Union on several communications and marketing projects.

Most RMFU staffers will be participating in the Fellows session to be held Aug. 19-21 in Pueblo.