The Colorado FFA Foundation has inducted four honorees into the Farm Credit Colorado Agriculture Hall of Fame. Mr. Jim Odle, Brush, Dr. Temple Grandin, Fort Collins, Mr. Don Rutledge, Yuma and Mr. Bob Tuttle, Eckert all were formally inducted into the Hall of Fame on February 26th 2015 during the 26th annual hall of fame banquet.

The banquet was held in conjunction with the Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture.

The Banquet was held at the Renaissance Hotel, Denver. The 2015 inductees will join 82 other outstanding Colorado agriculturists who have been similarly honored since 1989. All Agriculture Hall of Fame members’ portraits will be displayed in the CoBank Center for Agricultural Education on CSU’s ARDEC campus after the building is constructed this fall.

 

Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture

The Rising Star in Colorado Agriculture Award was also presented at the banquet.  This is the fourth year for recognition of up and coming leaders in agriculture.  Members of the Hall of Fame will vote yearly on the winner of the Rising Star Award.

Dr. James Pritchett, a professor at CSU was the recipient this year.