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Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems

Grassfed Exchange Conference

Wednesday, Apr. 03, 2019
Sonoma County Fairgrounds
$0-$395

The Grassfed Exchange is a coordinated effort of producers and buyers of grassfed genetics that come together to form the Grassfed Exchange Committee. Their desire is to provide a means of education and exchange of grassfed genetics between producers. The conference will take place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404.

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Conference Agenda:

Wednesday, April 3

Dairy Tour - McClellands Dairy and Beretta Dairy

8:00am Buses depart for tour from the Flamingo Conference Center

4:00pm Buses arrive at Flamingo Conference Center

Beef Tour - Stemple Creek Ranch and Grounded Grassfed

8:00am Buses depart for tour from the Flamingo Conference Center

4:00pm Buses arrive at the Flamingo Conference Center

Dinner on your own

7:00pm Farm Credit Finance Workshop at the Flamingo Conference Center

7:00pm Chat with friends poolside at the Flamingo Conference Center (Cash Bar)

Thursday, April 4

8:00am Welcome

8:30am Dr. Charles Massy-SaraLee Barn

9:30am Nikki Silvestri - SaraLee Barn

10:30am Break and Trade Show - Finley Hall

11:00am Doniga Markegard - SaraLee Barn

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Regreening the Chihuahuan Desert - SaraLee Barn

2:00pm Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin - SaraLee Barn

3:00pm Break and Trade Show - Finely Hall

3:30pm Real Talk - Young Producers -Sara Lee Barn

5:00pm Trade Show and Social Hour - Finley Hall and Courtyard

6:30pm Banquet and Awards - SaraLee Barn

7:30pm Dr. Zach Bush - SaraLee Barn

Friday, April 5

8:00am Welcome and Announcements - SaraLee Barn

8:30am Breakout Sessions

10:00am Break and Trade Show

10:30am Breakout Sessions

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Breakout Sessions

2:30pm Break and Trade Show

3:00pm Breakout Sessions

4:30pm Wrap Up - SaraLee Barn

5:00pm Adjourn

Breakout Sessions

A. Grazing - Basics

B. Grazing - Advanced

C. Multispecies Production

D. Downstream Supply Chain and Markets

E. Regenerative Science

F. Fire and Natural Disasters

G. Activating Consumers

H. Food and Human Health

I. Organic Valley and Maple Hill Creamery (Sponsored Breakout Session, Presented One Time) 

The speakers will be Zach Bush, Tyler Matteson, Stephanie Larson, Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Rebecca Burgess, Paige Stanely, Nikki Silvestri, Louis Martin, Loren Poncia, Kyle Farmer, Kirk Blanchard, Kelly Garbach, Kanyon Sayers-Roods, Joe Morris, Joan Salwen, Jesse Soloman, Holly Heber, Glenn Elzinga, Gary Matteson, Ethan Kelly, Erin Kelly, Cynthia Daley, Doniga Markegard, Dede Boies, Daniel Suarez, Claire Herminjard, Charles Massy, Byron Palmer, Brian Alexander, Ariel Greenwood, Anthony Myint, Alejandro Carrillo, and Albert Straus.

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