08-03-17 Inside the NACD w/Secretary-Treasurer Kim LeFleur…

Inside the NACD with Secretary-Treasurer Kim LeFleur…

(The BARN – Briggsdale, CO) August 3, 2017 – Within this month’s interview with the National Association of Conservation Districts, Kim LeFleur, who serves as Secretary-Treasurer on the Board of Directors weighs in on several issues from her home state of Massachusetts, including:

  • LeFleur’s Agriculture Background
  • LeFleur’s Family’s Operation “Mayflower Cranberries” in Massachusetts
  • Federal Appropriations Process Update from NACD’s standpoint
  • NACD’s 2018 Farm Bill Task Force
  • Recap of the NACD’s Summer Meeting in Altoona, Iowa
  • Net year’s NACD Summer Conference will be in Virginia
  • 2018 NACD Convention in Nashville, TN
  • & more

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Mayflower Cranberries LLC is a family cranberry farm located in Plympton, Massachusetts. The 112 acre farm has 23.65 acres of active cranberry bogs. Learn more about Kim LeFleur and her family’s operation by clickng the picture above.

Learn more about NACD Secretary-Treasurer Kim LaFleur is the state advisor and program director for the Massachusetts FFA Association and an independent consultant to agricultural organizations and associations. LaFleur has served as president (2007-2010) and vice president (2010-2012) of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD board member (2007 to 2013), and an NACD executive board member (2013-2016). In 2012, she was the recipient of the NRCS/NACD Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award.

LaFleur, along with her husband Jeff and two sons Cameron and Logan, reside in Plympton, Massachusetts, where they own and operate Mayflower Cranberries, a 112-acre cranberry farm and agri-tourism business. LaFleur also breeds and shows World Grand Champion miniature horses and serves as the chair on the Plymouth County Conservation District’s board. For five years (2009-2014), LaFleur was executive director of the Massachusetts Farm Wineries and Growers’ Association. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife and fisheries biology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.

The National Association of Conservation District’s mission is to serve conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation. For more information about the National Association of Conservation Districts – http://www.nacdnet.org/

And for more information about the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, an NACD Member –  http://coloradoacd.org/