Coming This Week (10.26.15): Bill Jerke

This week’s guest is former state legislator, former Weld County Commissioner, former owner of a Christmas tree farm, and current Executive Director of FUEL, Bill Jerke.

Bill is someone I’ve had the privilege of working with directly for the last five years, and someone I argue has a keener understanding of the history of agriculture, water, and what makes Colorado successful than virtually anyone I have ever known. He’s a Weld County native, has represented its interest in a variety of forms throughout the years, and just an all-around great guy.

This week’s chat covers his time as an elected official, how one operates a Christmas tree farm, why water is the central issue in almost everything we do economically in this state, and a whole lot more. Anytime you get to pick the brain of someone with the wealth of experience Bill has, you gotta do it.

So listen in this Wednesday, October 28, for this great installment of the Jon of All Trades Podcast. You can find us on iTunes and Stitcher.

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