CalCAN Summit 2017

http://calclimateag.org/calcan-summit-2017/

February 28th and March 1st, 2017
UC Davis Conference Center

Register Today!

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

Workshop Topics Include:

  • 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

Ticket Options and Prices:

  • Conference Day – Earlybird Rate (through Jan. 6th) – $100
  • Conference Day – Regular Rate (after Jan. 6th) – $130
  • Conference Day – Farmer/Rancher Rate – $50
  • Conference Day – Student Rate – $50
  • Farm Tour Day – Earlybird Rate (through Jan. 6th) – $45
  • Farm Tour Day – Regular Rate (after Jan. 6th) – $50
  • Farm Tour Day – Farmer/Rancher Rate – $30
  • Farm Tour Day – Student Rate – $30

Interested in volunteering in exchange for a reduced price ticket? Contact summit@calclimateag.org.

Location

Davis, CA
United States
Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017