Chisago County well represented at LEAP Conference

From Jan. 31 through Feb. 1, Farm Bureau Members Steve Kruse, Ron Nelson, Adam and Amanda Cook attended the Farm Bureau LEAP (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Promotion) Conference in Bemidji. Members participated in industry tours, networking sessions, educational workshops and discussion meet. Amanda Cook competed in the discussion meet and was selected as a finalist for the state discussion meet in November. She will travel with the other finalists to Washington D.C. later this year. Steve Kruse was also presented with the Golden Apple Award, a special honor presented annually to one person who goes above and beyond to educate others about agriculture. Pictured from left are Ron Nelson, Adam Cook, Amanda Cook and Steve Kruse.

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