2010 Sustainable Ag Conference – You are invited to attend!

Greetings!

Mark your calendar for the Kansas Rural Center’s 2010 Sustainable Agriculture Conference!  This year’s conference  will be held Saturday November 20 in Emporia, Kansas at the Flint Hills Technical College. 

“Connecting Cows, Carbon, and Carrots: Making Sense of Our Food Future”, a one-day conference of speakers and workshops, will provide you an opportunity to learn important and timely information on all the issues impacting  our farms, our food, and our communities.

The keynote speaker will be Joel Brown, USDA NRCS, a rangeland ecologist with years of experience working on climate related to agriculture. Twenty sessions covering cows and crops (farming practices), carbon (climate, carbon, and farming practices), carrots (local food and marketing), and connections (politics of food) will be offered. These will feature local or state experts, farmers and ranchers with experiences to share, and officials. 

If you are interested in learning more about climate change and its challenges for agriculture, the budding food movement of local and regional production and business opportunities, how to pass the farm onto the next generation, and much more, register now!! 

Just click on the link below for a full agenda  and registration information!
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Registration is $20 per person and covers lunch; and the deadline is Monday November 15. Registration is limited to the first 150 persons. 

For more information about the agenda, contact KRC at 785-873-3431  or e-mail Mary Fund ksrc@rainbowtel.net;
for registration information contact Diane Dysart at 785-873-3431, or email at ddysart@rainbowtel.net

 
We hope to see you there!
On Behalf of the KRC Board and Staff,
 
Mary Fund and Diane Dysart

Kansas Rural Center
www.kansasruralcenter.org

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