AGENDA - subject to change

March 3rd

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Holistic Management and Improved Decision Making
with Phil Metzger, Holistic Management International

What are the questions you need answers to when making farming decisions, and who should be involved in the discussion? Learn to manage toward profitability, land health and social well being.

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hydroponic Systems
with Jeff Werner, Watanuska LLC

Learn about hydroponic systems for growing fresh produce year round. More details coming soon

March 4th

*all sessions in the Westmark Gold Room unless otherwise noted

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Registration

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Holistic Management and Improved Decision Making, Phil Metzger, Holistic Management International

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Developing and Utilizing Enterprise Bugets for Profitable Farm Management, Gina Greenway, University of Idaho

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Building Food Security in Alaska, an Overview of the Report from Crossroads Resource Center, Amy Petit, Alaska Division of Agriculture

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break ~ network and visit exhibits

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Livestock Session Gold Room West

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Fruit Growers Session Gold Room East

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Lunch, served on site

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Livestock Session Gold Room West

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Vegetable Growers Session Gold Room East

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break ~ network and visit exhibits

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Livestock Session Gold Room West

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Sustainable Farm Practices Session Gold Room East

March 5th

*all sessions in the Westmark Gold Room unless otherwise noted

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Sustainable Farm Practices Session Gold Room West

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Marketing Session Gold Room East

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break ~ network and visit exhibits

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sustainable Farm Practices Session Gold Room West

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Managing Your Farm Session Gold Room East

12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Lunch, served on site

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Hydroponic production, Jeff Werner, Watanuska LLC

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Storage Solutions, TBA

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Developing Niche Markets in Alaskan Agriculture, Gina Greenway, University of Idaho

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM A Self Governing First Nation and Post-Secondary Institution partnership - Leading to a Sustainable Yukon Klondike Region Farm, Yukon College and theTr’ondk Hwch’in First Nation

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break ~ network and visit exhibits

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Industry updates and Changes to Farm Bill - How will it affect Farmers?

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Holistic Management and Improved Decision Making, Phil Metzger, Holistic Management International



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