Posted on April 19, 2011 at 11:14 AM by Global Reach
Ron’s first involvement with 4-H was as a member of the Bradford club in Chickasaw County in 1940. Ron showed steers at the county fair for two or three years. His son, Steve, started showing steers in 1967. A few years later, Ron started helping as a beef superintendent and has continued to assist through his five children and now his grandchildren. Ron states “Working on this committee with the youth has been a rewarding experience” as Ron has been presented with the thirty year pin as a superintendent/volunteer.
· Family has hosted many beef tours for ISU Extension families.
· Ron has served as a school board member for the Nashua-Plainfield District as well as being a board member for Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo.
Has been a Beef Superintendent for thirty years.