Membership Growth' county representatives holding gavels, March 2, 1992
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Membership Growth county representatives holding gavels. Left to right: Esther Wilson, Dolores County; Charles Petty, Curry County; Vernon Franke, Washington County; Jan Kochis, Lincoln County; John Stencel, RMFU president; Roger Hickert, Washington County, March 2, 1992. Photo by Dave Carter (RMFU). 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 ...