CFVGA News and Issues

CFVGA News and Issues


February 17, 2016 Annual Conference – conference program
Videos of sessions 
8:30 am – 1:20 pm; 3:30 pm “Insurance Options for Small-Scale Growers”
Chronology of videos is from bottom of the videos page to the top of the videos page.

Slides available:

9:00 am Keynote Address“Farmers on the Frontline: Fueling our Forces” Maj Gen Gary Dylewski.
10:00 am 
“What the new FDA Food Safety Rules Mean for your Operation”
Leanne Skelton and Deputy Under Secretary Cordova
12:40 pm  “The In’s and Out’s of Colorado Water Policy”  Justice Hobbs
2:30 Breakouts
 “Trends in Human Resources: Adapting to Market and Regulatory Challenges” 
           Kerry Scott, Dawn Thilmany, Will Jacobs
 “High Tunnels for Winter Vegetable Production in the Southwest” Mark Uchanski
3:30 Breakouts

“Insurance Options for Small-Scale Growers” Chuck Hanagan
“Latest & Greatest in Colorado Vegetable Crop Research and Production Technology”  Mike Bartolo


February 25, 2015 Annual Conference
videos of sessions   (am videos at bottom of that page).  Slides linked below.

8:30am – Robert Sakata, President, CFVGA , Survey of participants with clickers and Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown
9:00am – Keynote Address – “Collective Voices: Colorado’s Path to Better Health” Jandell Allen Davis, MD
10:00am – “Worker Protection Standard Proposed Rule Changes for 2015” – Thia Walker
11:00am – Rollout of CFVGA Strategic Plan, John Recca and Robert Sakata
11:30am – Dr. James Pritchett, Assistance Vice President for Engagement at CSU
2:00pm – “Food Safety: Navigating the Rule for Agricultural Water” – Hank Giclas
3:15pm – “Getting the Most Out of Social Media Marketing” – Katie Abrams


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