Wyoming Green Thumb leaders attending the White House Rural Mini-Conference on Aging
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Wyoming Green Thumb leaders attending the White House Rural Mini-Conference on Aging, November 23-25, 1980. Front row, from left: Dale Ballard, Douglas; Paul Nottage, Cheyenne (Director of the Wyoming Green Thumb). Back row, from left: Jayne Stock, Cheyenne; Lucile Russell, Laramie; Barbara Kosht, Casper; Wilma Ballard (wife of Dale); and Helen Ziegler, Afton. Published in the Rocky Mountain Union Farmer - a Rocky Mountain Farmers Union publication.The programs of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) have supported the successful operation of family farms and ranches for over a century. The first Colorado local chapter of the Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America was created near Green Mountain Falls on May 17, 1907, followed that year by several additional Colorado local chapters. Organized in 1908 as the Colorado Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union (CFU), the association changed its name to the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union in 1942 to include members in neighboring states. This collection documents the efforts of ...