CalCAN 2017

CalCAN Summit 2017

When:
February 28, 2017 – March 1, 2017 all-day
2017-02-28T00:00:00-08:00
2017-03-02T00:00:00-08:00
Where:
UC Davis Conference Center
550 Alumni Ln
Davis, CA 95616
USA
Cost:
$30 - $100
Contact:
California Climate & Agriculture Network (CalCAN)
CalCAN Summit 2017 @ UC Davis Conference Center | Davis | California | United States

The California Climate & Agriculture Summit begins on Feb. 28th with a day of workshops and poster presentations at UC Davis. On March 1st, we will tour three innovative Yolo County farms using integrated farming practices to improve soil health, increase biodiversity and provide climate benefits. Join us to:

  • Learn about the latest science, policy and practice of climate-friendly farming in California
  • Network with a diverse group including growers, researchers, policymakers, agricultural professionals and advocates
  • Find out about farming-focused ways to play a constructive role in responding to our climate crisis

Keynote Speakers:

Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture
Glenda Humiston, Vice President of UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Workshops:

  • New Statewide Incentive Programs
  • Farmland Conservation
  • Water Policy
  • On-Farm Renewable Energy
  • Ecology and Justice
  • Farmer-to-Farmer Networks
  • Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems
  • Tillage Practices

Farm Tour Sites:

  • Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Farm & Ranch
  • Full Belly Farm
  • Skyelark Ranch

 

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