Colorado Celebrating National Ag Day – March 16th

The Colorado General Assembly will present a House Joint Resolution, sponsored by Rep. Sonnenberg and Sen. Schwartz, on Wednesday, March 16th, in recognition of National Ag Week and in celebrating National Ag Day in Colorado.

At Noon there will be a press conference on the West Steps of the State Capitol followed by a sandwich lunch prepared by members of the Colorado Ag Council.

Press Conference Agenda

Welcome  – Ivan Steinke, Ag Council Chair
Food Bank of the Rockies 55,000 recognition
Leona Martens, Executive Director Weld County Food Bank, representing Feeding Colorado
Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar
Jamie Bommarito, RN (dietician)
Representative Jerry Sonnenberg – Chair House Agriculture Committee
Senator Gail Schwartz – Chair Senate Agriculture Committee
Proclamation and recognition of Ag Day
Robert Sakata, Ag Council Vice Chair
Wrap-Up – Announcement of provided lunch
Ivan Steinke, Ag Council Chair

Wednesday evening the CFB Districts 2, 6, and 1 will host their ANNUAL STEAK FRY at the Central Presbyterian Church near the Capitol. We look forward to a wonderful evening to socialize with Colorado’s legislators!


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