0104RCDannualmeetingko.cfm Southeast Colorado RC&D Annual Meeting showcased on-the-ground projects
Home News Livestock Crops Markets Hay, Range & Pasture Home & Family Classifieds Resources This Week's Journal
Commerical Hay Equipment For The Farm
Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer



Farm Survey


AgriMartin
Journal Getaways


Reader Comment:
by Wheat_Harvest movie

"Thanks so much for the article! These are the types of people we hope to"....Read the story...
Join other discussions.


Southeast Colorado RC&D Annual Meeting showcased on-the-ground projects

Colorado

Southeast Colorado Resource Conservation and Development Council honored outgoing Chairman Jim Valliant at their recent Annual Meeting/Holiday Banquet Dec. 3, 2009. Chez W Duvall's restaurant in Granada was buzzing as 45 boisterous attendees enjoyed the evening.

Newly elected RC&D Council Chairperson Laura Negley reported on RC&D's 30 current community development and small business start-up projects throughout southeast Colorado. Featured guest speaker Hal Holder from Big Squeeze LLC regaled the crowd with his fascinating venture into creating a biodiesel plant in Rocky Ford. This new company, the brainchild of local farmers/businessmen Hal Holder, Joel Lundquist and Rick Young, has the potential to provide enough biodiesel to meet the needs of many ag producers, and a byproduct supply of high quality protein meal to meet the needs of a mid-size cattle feeding operation. Hal detailed some of the challenges the facility is navigating.

Three generous local businesses sponsored the event: Skyland Grain LLC serving Johnson, Walsh, Syracuse, Elkhart, Big Bow and Manter; Valley Distributing Company-your Justice Brother's Distributor; and Tinnes Air Care Services Inc.



Google
 
Web hpj.com

Copyright 1995-2014.  High Plains Publishers, Inc.  All rights reserved.  Any republishing of these pages, including electronic reproduction of the editorial archives or classified advertising, is strictly prohibited. If you have questions or comments you can reach us at
High Plains Journal 1500 E. Wyatt Earp Blvd., P.O. Box 760, Dodge City, KS 67801 or call 1-800-452-7171. Email: webmaster@hpj.com

 

Archives Search


Advertisement
NCBA Convention

United Sorghum Checkoff Program

Inside Futures

Editorial Archives

Browse Archives