01-31-19 RMFU hosting Legislative Drive In on Feb 11th in Denver, CO – RSVP ASAP!

RMFU hosting Legislative Drive In on Feb 11th in Denver, CO – RSVP ASAP!

Join RMFU members and guests for a day filled with legislative and agency updates, along with a member-sourced local foods lunch.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

LEGISLATORS WILL JOIN US THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THEIR SCHEDULES ALLOW.

9:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Rolls

9:15 AM Welcome and Introductions: Dale McCall, President, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union

9:30 AM Legislative Update from Ed Bowditch & Alaina McWhorter, CO Gov’t Relations Reps

10:00 AM Patty Edelburg, Vice President, National Farmers Union

10:30 AM Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture

11:00 AM Alex Funk, Agricultural Water Resources Specialist Colorado Water Conservation Board

11:30 AM RMFU Member-Sourced Local Foods Lunch

1:00 PM Jennifer Benson, National Young Farmers Coalition

1:45 PM James Thompson, Office of Senator Michael Bennet

2:00 PM K.C. Becker, Speaker of the Colorado House of Representatives

2:30 PM Steven Emmen, Office of Senator Cory Gardner

2:40 PM Sally Anderson, Office of Congressman Joe Neguse

2:45 PM Dusty Johnson, Office of Congressman Ken Buck

3:00 PM Closing Comments: RMFU President Dale McCall