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2020 Food & Ag Policy Summit West

West-2020 Food & Ag Summit rescheduled to Sept. 9

2020 Food & Ag Policy Summit West

Sept. 9, 2020 – Sacramento, CA

California farmers, food companies and other parts of the farm to fork supply chain face a number of vexing environmental challenges but many have developed innovative new solutions. At the Agri-Pulse Food & Ag Policy Summit West, we’ll explore new ideas for combatting climate change, dealing with food waste, and implementing sustainability programs.

The event will be held at the Sutter Club in Sacramento on Sept 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“As we’ve covered California food and ag issues this past year, we’ve seen tremendous innovation in methods and technology that can help revolutionize food production and reduce food waste,” says Agri-Pulse Editor Sara Wyant. “On Earth Day, we plan to showcase some of these success stories and also discuss the unique challenges ahead.”

Some of the invited speakers include:

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

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

  • Ashley Boren, Executive Director, Sustainable Conservation

    Kelli McGannon, Kroger’s Zero Hunger, Zero Waste initiative

  • Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis

  • State Senator Brian Dahle

  • Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

  • California Rice Commission Manager of Environmental Affairs Paul Buttner

  • Jacob Katz, California Trout

  • Brett Sciotto, CEO Aimpoint

  • Udi, Lazimy, Senior Sustainability Manager, Just

  • Eric Schulze, VP, Memphis Meats

  • Perumal Gandhi, Co-Founder, Perfect Day Foods

    Click here to register.

2020 Food & Ag Policy Summit Sponsors:


Corteva Agriscience


California Farm Bureau Federation

FLM Harvest


Aimpoint Research

Pork Board


AgNet Media

California Rice Commission

Farm Credit

Nutrien Ag Solutions