NFU Presents: Growing for the Future
Growing for the Future is a unique online, interactive virtual conference focused on beginning farmer and rancher issues, including
mentorship, business planning, USDA programs, women and veterans in farming, conservation, and much more!
This year’s conference will be held December 3-6, 2018.
2017 Conference Programming
Eric Sannerud, Mighty Axe Hops:
Changing Policy as a Beginning Farmer
Sarah Campbell, USDA Farm Service Agency:
Access to Capital
Cara Fraver, National Young Farmers Coalition:
FSMA Produce Safety Rule: Are You In or Are You Out?
Donna Marie Pahl, Produce Safety Alliance:
FSMA Produce Safety Basics
Kriss Marion & Lisa Kivirist, Soil Sisters:
Mentorship & Networking
Farm Bill Breakdown
Matt Perdue, NFU:
Beginning Farmers & Healthcare
Michael O’Gorman, Farmer Veteran Coalition:
The Mathematics Vegetable Production
Audra Mulkern, Female Farmer Project:
Female Farmer Project: The Power of Storytelling Live, Q&A Session