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From the Soil Up: Exploring strategies for modern Eco-Agriculture


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  • Eco-Ag University
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    Conference Session Agenda:

    Wednesday, Dec 6 | Thursday, Dec 7 | Friday, Dec 8



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    Wednesday, December 6, 2017


    2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

    Composting Made Simple
    Edwin Blosser


    Bonus Session: New Strategies for Balancing Minerals in the Soil


    2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

    Introduction to Principles of Biodynamics in the Field
    Patricia Frazier


    3 p.m.-4 p.m.

    Soil and Hair Mineral Analysis
    Dr. Richard Olree


    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    The Liquid Carbon Pathway and Common Mycorrhizal Networks
    Dr. Christine Jones


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    Thursday, December 7, 2017


    8 a.m. -9 a.m.

    Recycling NPK and Trace Minerals - Nature tells the Truth
    Paul Deckard


    Food Freedom: Opportunities & Challenges for Producers
    Judith McGeary


    Steps to Growing High-Quality Produce While Increasing Organic Matter
    Mike and Will Brownback


    8 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Uncovering the Truth About GMOs
    Prof. Don Huber


    9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Balanced Plant Nutrition for Limiting and Remediating Crop Stress
    Noel Garcia


    Fungal Consciousness
    Michael Phillips


    Ecological Aquaculture
    Wayne Dorband


    11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Health on the Farm
    Dr. Arden Andersen


    Successful, Profitable Farming with Biological Agriculture
    John Kempf


    Alternatives to Pesticides
    André Leu


    11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Hitting Your Target with Holistic Management
    Kirk Gadzia


    2 p.m.-3 p.m.

    The Truths and Myths About Hormones
    Lisa Everett Andersen


    The Three Keys to Easy Keeping Cattle
    Steve Campbell


    Poultry-Centered Regenerative Agriculture
    Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin


    4 p.m.-5 p.m.

    You Are What You Eat…And What Your Food Eats
    Dr. Nasha Winters


    Soil Fertility to Mitigate Weather Extremes
    Neal Kinsey


    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    Farming and Food: Two Futures
    Dr. Vandana Shiva


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    Friday, December 8, 2017


    8 a.m. -9 a.m.

    Understanding the Toxic Path of BT
    Wil Spencer


    Defining Tillage by Measures of Soil Health
    Jim Martindale


    Minerals for Healthy Soil
    Gary Zimmer


    Transitioning to Biodynamics on Conventional or Organic Farms
    Patricia Frazier


    9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

    Minerals and the Human Brain
    Dr. Richard Olree


    Wake up Your Soil with Weeds
    Vail Dixon


    Validating Albrecht’s Work in Modern Day: Improved Crop Nutrition and Soil Health
    Tim Reinbott


    Beekeeping Management Systems
    TBA


    11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Featured Panel: Regenerative Organic Agriculture

  • Ronnie Cummins
  • André Leu
  • Dr. Vandana Shiva

  • 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
    Balancing Your Soil to Maximize Nutrient Availability
    Leilani Zimmer Durand


    Navigating Organic Certification
    Andy Hupp


    How to See Tender and Flavorful beef on the Hoof
    Steve Campbell


    4 p.m.-5 p.m.

    Farm & Ranch Water Management: Burrows, Acequias, Keyline and More
    Mark Shepard


    Enhancing the Environment of Plant Roots: Managing Nutrient Uptake and Microbial Relationships
    Larry Zibilske


    7:30 p.m. - Evening Keynote

    Finding Hope in Regenerative Agriculture
    Courtney White


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    *Preliminary agenda. Session titles subject to change and more sessions to be added in coming weeks.

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