Participants in Class 11 of the Colorado Agriculture Leadership Program (CALP) will be in Palisade and Delta to learn about the agriculture industry and business in the area.
According to CALP member Brad Webb, the two-day seminar will "give local farmers a chance to communicate the importance of Western Slope agriculture to rural leaders throughout the state.
We will also have a chance to discuss local agriculture's use of the Colorado River and the Grand Valley's reliance on its flows to ensure a sustainable future."
Highlights of the seminar are tours of the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District, Kokopelli Produce, Whiting Poultry Farm, Talbott Farms and High Country Orchards.
"We are looking forward to hosting the Colorado Ag Leadership Program. The Western Slope provides significant contributions to the value of Agriculture in Colorado," said CALP member John Lestina.
The Colorado Agriculture Leadership Program develops and enhances the leadership capabilities of diverse men and women committed to the future of Colorado's agricultural and rural communities. The program enriches this culture through hands-on, interactive experiences dedicated to producing graduates with the vision and commitment to lead change and ensure the sustainability of Colorado's agriculture and rural economies.
For more information, visit coloagleaders.org or contact Angie Cue, executive director, at (303) 547-5963.blog comments powered by Disqus