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  • 02/03/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Radisson


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Agriculture: The Future in Focus

The fifth “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 ~ Radisson (Indoor Mask Requirement)

8:15am Check-In/Coffee+ | 9:00am Program | 12:30 Networking Lunch


    Welcome - EconAlliance Board President Sam Cohen, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash

    Opening Remarks - EconAlliance Ag Initiative Team Lead George Adam, Innovative Produce

    Santa Barbara County Ag Update: Lottie Martin, Deputy Ag Commissioner, Santa Barbara County

    “Ag Tech: Lens to the Future”

    Walt Duflock, Vice President Innovation, Western Growers Association

    Innovation Panel – Moderator: Walt Duflock/Panelists:
    Tim MacDonald, Partner, Guadalupe Hardware/Sales Rep, Robocrop
    Matt Hart, Technology Engineer, Bonipak Produce/Betteravia Farms
    Frank McConachy, Pres/CEO, Ramsay Highlander

    “Stories from the Field”
    Adaptation/Innovation by Local Growers

    Roy R. Kilgore, Jr., General Manager, San Ysidro Farms

    Issues Panel (Panelists TBA)
    Moderator: Claire Wineman, CEO, Growers Shippers SB/SLO Counties

    Recognition: Ag Human Resources & Safety Officers*

    Networking Lunch

    *EconAlliance and its Ag Forum partners are making HR and Safety Staff the recognition focus for the 2022 EconAlliance Ag Forum. Read all about it and download your nomination form from this page. 




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