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