• “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum 2020

    Thursday, February 6, 2020
    Santa Maria Fairpark 937 Thornburg, Santa Maria, California
    Burrito Breakfast and Check-In 7:30 a.m.
    Program 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

    PROGRAM
    KEYNOTE Steven Censky, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Overview: California Ag Today Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture
    The Art & Science of Food Safety Scott Horsfall, CEO, CA Leafy Green Marketing Assn.
    Santa Barbara County Agriculture Overview Cathy Fisher, County Ag Commissioner
    Ag Sector Panel: Land Use, Water, Housing and Labor
    Participating Panelists: Larry Ferini, President, Rancho Laguna Farms; Claire Wineman, President, Grower-Shipper Association of Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Counties; Jeff Newton, President, Coastal Vineyard Care Associates; John DeFriel, CEO, Central Coast Agriculture; plus an SBCCA member
    Recognitions: - Longtime Northern Santa Barbara County Cattle Raising Families Tony Branquinho, President, Santa Barbara County Cattlemen’s Assn.
    - 100th Anniversary Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau
     
    Event fee: $65 individual/$600 table of 8 (6 seats to sponsor, 2 seats for complimentary EconAlliance invitees)
    Registration link: https://econallianceagforum2020.eventbrite.com (Individuals or sponsored tables)

    If you would like to be an event, exhibit or table sponsor, contact:
    Victoria Conner, EconAlliance Initiatives Director initiatives@econalliance.org 805-345-0688