Ron Shelton

Mountain Area, Colo.

Ron, along with his wife, Debbie, sister, Ruth, and sons, Jason and Paul, manages a 2,800-cow, family-owned dairy in La Salle, Colo. In addition to raising corn and alfalfa, they also run a cow-calf operation and small feed lot. Ron has served as treasurer for DFA’s Mountain Area Council for 12 years. He also has served on the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board and is secretary of the Western Dairy Association.