Delegates to the Kansas Farmers Union annual convention, held Jan. 9-10 in Hutchinson, have selected voting delegates to the Farmers Union National Convention.
Representing Kansas at the convention will be Herb Bartel, Hillsboro; Tom Giessel, Larned; and Jared Whitcomb, Elmdale. Selected as alternates to the convention are Daryl Larson, McPherson, and Mary Howell, Frankfort. An additional voting delegate will be appointed from the Kansas Farmers Union Board of Directors. Linda Hessman, KFU board of director member from Dodge City, serves on the national Farmers Union policy committee and will be attending as a member of that committee. Kansas Farmers Union President Donn Teske, will also be a voting delegate by virtue of his office.
The 2009 Farmers Union convention will be held March 8-10 in Arlington, VA.