Mosby participates in Farm Bureau training program

Rosella Mosby of Mosby Farms is attending the ninth annual American Farm Bureau Women's Communications Boot Camp this week.

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015 2:01pm
  • News

Rosella Mosby

Reporter staff

Rosella Mosby of Mosby Farms is attending the ninth annual American Farm Bureau Women’s Communications Boot Camp this week.

More than 40 women applied for the opportunity and only 15 were accepted for the training session Oct. 13-16.

The group will meet elected officials in Washington, D.C. Mosby was scheduled to meet Congressman Dave Reichert (R-WA).

“We could choose our subject matter, which included biotechnology, clean water act or agricultural labor. I chose agriculture labor because it hits close to home,” Mosby said in a new release.

The camp is open to all women who are Farm Bureau members and want to enhance their communication and leadership skills. The intensive training offers sessions on public speaking, testifying, targeting your message, working with the media and seeking elected office.

Participants completed an intense round of media interviews on their pre-selected issue and practiced testifying on the issue. Feedback was given throughout the camp in order to prepare participants to target their message to a variety of audiences.

The training offers multiple interactive opportunities to build skills needed to communicate about agriculture and for Farm Bureau.

In March, Mosby was recruited by the U.S. State Department’s Agricultural Trade Office to visit Japan on a countrywide program speaking on Agricultural Entrepreneurship: Youth Engagement in Rural Revitalization.

Mosby shared her insights and expertise to help recruit the next generation in Japan to engage in rural agriculture. The program was designed to inspire young Japanese, particularly women, by giving practical tips on how to start agricultural businesses and shedding light on how it can contribute to local revitalization.

Mosby has run a successful CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, a farm stand and community outreach. She also has worked with local chefs through her family farm in Auburn for years.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@auburn-reporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.auburn-reporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Auburn School District sets June 13 as graduation day

Each high school will feature in-person commencements with social distancing

Robert Whale / Auburn Reporter
                                Protesters confront Auburn police Tuesday evening in downtown Auburn.
Hundreds gather at Auburn City Hall to protest death of George Floyd

On Tuesday evening, hundreds of people gathered on the Auburn City Hall… Continue reading

Courtesy photo 
                                In this image from the 2019 Auburn Farmers Market, Ballesteros Produce displays its goods.
Auburn Farmers Market opens June 7

In early May, the city of Auburn announced it had received approval… Continue reading

King County could be in Phase 2 in two weeks

The county is also hoping the state lets them reopen several businesses by Friday.

File photo
Misbehaving woman banned from Auburn gas station | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Auburn police log.

Screenshot from a YouTube video posted Monday by the City of Auburn with a message from Mayor Nancy Backus and other city officials.
Looting hits Auburn mall and nearby stores; mayor imposes 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew

Auburn is among the King County cities seeing protests over the death… Continue reading

Screenshot of the city’s Facebook page.
Auburn enacts curfew in response to protests and looting

Mayor Nancy Backus declared a state of emergency for the city of… Continue reading

Looters break into 26 Tukwila businesses Sunday night; 9 arrests made

‘What happened in Tukwila was not a protest, it was coordinated looting,’ police say

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Most Read