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June 2017 - Charlottesville, VA

June 7-9, 2017 Charlottesville, VA
A Hopeful Future: Farming and Food Production Over the Next Two Decades

Introduction of guests and Cultivators
Constance Cullman, President, Farm Foundation, NFP

Welcome Address
Mark Scholl, Chair, NFP Board of Directors

Monticello Farm Study
Leslie Greene Bowman, Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Thomas Woltz, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Keynote Address
Moderator: Joe Swedberg, Vice Chair, Farm Foundation, NFP
 James P. Snee, President and CEO, Hormel Foods Corporation

Session One: Dairy
Moderator: Cheri DeJong, AgriVision Farm Management
 John Dardis, Glanbia
 Karen Scanlon, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Session Two: Protein
Moderator: Joe Swedberg
 Barry Carpenter, North American Meat Institute
 Kelly Hagen, Entomo Farms

Session Three: Grains
Moderator: Gregg Doud, Commodity Markets Council
 Jon Doggett, National Corn Growers Association
 Michael Parrish, Monsanto
Mary-Howell Martens, Lakeview Organic Grain

Session Four: Specialty Crops
Moderator: Craig Yunker, CY Farms, LLC
Anne MacMillan, Invariant
 Barry Bushue, Oregon Farm Bureau

Session Five: Retail
Moderator:Teresa Siles, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
 Matt Perin, Kroger
 Don Goodwin, Golden Sun Marketing

Friday Keynote Address
Moderator: Constance Cullman, Farm Foundation
 Sally Rockey, Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research






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