Colorado Farm Bureau Board Member Marc Arnusch Named 2017 Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture
Colorado Farm Bureau Board Member Marc Arnusch Named
2017 Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture
The Colorado FFA Foundation has named Colorado Farm Bureau District 2 Board Member, Marc Arnusch, as the 2017 Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture. The award is given in conjunction with the Farm Credit Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame as a way to recognize the next generation of Colorado agriculture leaders. Award winners are named from nominees between the ages of 35-50 who are currently making significant contributions to Colorado agriculture.
Arnusch, a farmer from Prospect Valley, is also a certified crop advisor and water and land use consultant. The CFB District 2 Board Member has become a reputable and articulate public voice for Colorado agriculture with his appearance in television commercials, speaking at various town halls and forums and testifying for favorable agricultural policy at the state legislature and in Washington, D.C. As the 2017 Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture Award recipient, Arnusch has utilized his voice for agriculture to open dialogue between legislators, consumers and the agriculture industry.
In addition to his work with Colorado Farm Bureau, Arnush has also served on the Colorado Corn Administrative Committee, the Aims Community College Ag Advisory Board, the Weld County Comprehensive Plan Committee, and the Valley Bank and Trust Ag Advisory Committee. He also currently serves as a Colorado Groundwater Commissioner, the Wagoneer 4-H Crops Leader and basketball coach for the Weld Central Rebels Basketball Club.
Arnusch will be recognized as the recipient of the Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture Award during the Farm Credit Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame Banquet on Feb. 22, 2017. Inductees into the Farm Credit Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2017 include Charlie Bartlett of Merino, Bill Markham of Berthoud, Dale McCall of Longmont, and Bill Webster of Greeley. Industry and political leaders as well as family farmers and ranchers who lead and support the agriculture industry and its future are invited to attend the banquet.
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