Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, May 12, 2021

West-2020 Food & Ag Policy Summit

2020 Virtual Food & Ag Policy Summit West

For more information on our speakers, read their bios here.

For a complete agenda of the days events click here.

For individual presentations click on the name below

PERSPECTIVE -

Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture

PANEL: INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SOLVING ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

Moderator: Brad Hooker, Associate Editor, Agri-Pulse -

Don Cameron, Farmer and Chair, California State Board of Food and Agriculture -

Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation

KROGER’S ZERO HUNGER, ZERO WASTE INITIATIVE -

Kelli McGannon, Director, Western Regional Corporate Affairs, The Kroger Company

PERSPECTIVE -

Jim Houston, Administrator, California Farm Bureau Federation

 PERSPECTIVE -

Susanne Wasson, President, Crop Protection Business Platform, Corteva Agriscience

PANEL: HOW NEW APPROACHES HELP WILDLIFE, REDUCING ON-FARM ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINTS

Moderator: Brad Hooker, Associate Editor, Agri-Pulse -

Paul Buttner, California Rice Commission Manager of Environmental Affairs -

Jacob Katz, PHD, California Trout

PERSPECTIVE -

Brian Dahle, State Senator

NEXT GEN CONSUMERS: THE RISE OF CONSUMER FOOD CONSCIOUSNESS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE AGRI-FOOD VALUE CHAIN -

Brett Sciotto, CEO, Aimpoint

PANEL: A CLOSER LOOK AT PLANT-BASED, FLORA-BASED AND CELL-BASED FOODS

Moderator: Spencer Chase, Managing Editor, Agri-Pulse -

Udi Lazimy, Senior Sustainability Manager, Just -

Eric Schulze, Vice President of Product and Regulation, Memphis Meats -

Nicki Briggs, MS, RDN, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Perfect Day

HAPPY HOUR BONUS ROUND: THE STATE OF JOURNALISM IN THE NATION’S LARGEST AGRICULTURAL STATE

Opening Comments: Dave Puglia, President and CEO, Western Growers -

Sara Wyant, Founder and Editor, Agri-Pulse

 

2020 Food & Ag Policy Summit Sponsors:

Platinum:

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Gold:

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Silver:

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Bronze:

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