The CSU Premier Farm Credit Student Board of Directors gives students an opportunity to work on real-life projects, expand their professional network, and get course credit.

Activities Timeline

November 8 - Orientation and project selection meeting @ Premier Farm Credit in Sterling

February 12 - Tour of Northeastern Colorado agriculture @ Premier Farm Credit in Yuma

April 20 - final presentations to Premier Farm Credit staff and Board of Directors, @ CSU

2017-2018 Student Board of Directors

  • TJ Ascough
  • Flint Corliss
  • Shelbylynne Enke
  • Brady Linnell
  • David Ruybal
  • Wade Sousa

This year's dynamic team of students are tackling two projects that will result in real-world application:

Financial Literacy Guides – Creating shareable electronic and print Ag Financial Literacy guides for existing and new borrowers, especially young, beginning and small operators.

Farm Transfer & Estate Planning Seminar - Creating the framework for a one-day seminar for area producers featuring a prominent speaker/speaker panel that covering the basics of estate planning and transferring the farm to the next generation.

CSU Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics professors advising students are Dr. Alessandro Bonanno and Dr. Rebecca Hill

? Have questions? Please contact Dr. Alessandro Bonanno, Clark B327, or email You can also contact Premier Farm Credit