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Beginning Farmer & Rancher Online Conference

Start:
12/03/18

End:
12/06/18

Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including mentorship, business planning, USDA programs, women and veterans in farming, conservation, and much more!

Conference Programming:

Eric Sannerud, Mighty Axe Hops:
Changing Policy as a Beginning Farmer

Sarah Campbell, USDA Farm Service Agency:
Access to Capital

Cara Fraver, National Young Farmers Coalition:
FSMA Produce Safety Rule: Are You In or Are You Out?

Donna Marie Pahl, Produce Safety Alliance:
FSMA Produce Safety Basics

Kriss Marion & Lisa Kivirist, Soil Sisters:
Mentorship & Networking

Barbara Patterson:
Farm Bill Breakdown

Matt Perdue, NFU:
Beginning Farmers & Healthcare

Michael O’Gorman, Farmer Veteran Coalition:
The Mathematics Vegetable Production

Audra Mulkern, Female Farmer Project:
Female Farmer Project: The Power of Storytelling Live, Q&A Session

Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service:
Organic Certification

Farm Aid, Joe Shroeder:
Farm Advocacy 101

Cost:
Free

Organizer:
National Farmers Union

Website:
https://nfu.org/Growing-for-the-Future/