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Focus On Farming conference set; keynote addresses next 20 years in Ag

Oct 2nd, 2018 | Category: News

SNOHOMISH – The 15th annual Focus on Farming conference “Connect, Innovate, Grow,” is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. The conference includes sessions in farming and forestry, trade show, featured speaker, lunch, and more. Keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Public Television’s Market to Market, will discuss the way agriculture will be changing in the next 20 years and four megatrends in agriculture: analytics, robotics, biotechnology, and structure. Farming sessions include:  Ag Biz Logic; Business of Farming; Food Safety;  Building Together: New Farmers, Strong Businesses; New Production Opportunities; Livestock; and Tech in Ag. Whether organic or conventional, livestock or row crops, large or small production, Focus on Farming is committed to the economic viability for all types of local farming. Registration opens at 7 a.m., with the day’s agenda starting at 8 a.m. The conference concludes at 5:30 p.m. The annual Focus on Farming and Focus on Forestry Conference is a project of the Snohomish County Office of Economic Development. To register, or for more details, see https://snohomishcountywa.gov/1466/Conferences.

 

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