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2019 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference

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Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town

800 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest

Albuquerque, NM 87104

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2019 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference


February 15th

7 am - Registration

7 am - 9 am -Breakfast Break

8 am - General Welcome, Jeff Witte, Secretary of Agriculture, NMDA

9 am - 10:30 am - Sessions 1

11am - 12:30 pm - Session 2

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm - Lunch on Your Own

1:45 pm - Outside Demos for 15 minutes

2 pm - 3:30 pm - Session 3

3 pm - 4 pm - Snack Break

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm - Session 4

6 pm - 8 pm - Career Social

February 16th

7 am - Registration

7 am - 9 am - Breakfast Break

7 am - Women Farmers Coffee and Network Break

8:00 am - 9:30 am - Session 5

9:45 am - 11:15 am - Session 6

12 am - 2:30 am - Local and Organic* Luncheon

Recognition

Keynote Speaker, Ron Rosmann, Rosmann Family Farms, 2018 MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year

2:30 pm - 5 pm - OPEN Networking Time - Ask for the list of groups meeting, or for time and space for YOUR group!

Session Tracks for 2019:
Water, Soil, Management, Plant/Seeds, New/Exciting

Soils Track:

Building a Bio-Reactor, Dr. Johnson, NMSU and Hui-Chun Johnson

Pending

NRCS Soils Lab Workshop, NRCS staff specialists

Vermicomposting, John Zarola, Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

Soil Health – How Can We Measure It? Dr. John Idowu, NMSU Extension Agronomist

Pending

Management Track:

Wholesale Markets, Kendal Chavez and Michael Venticinque

The OMRI List and How to Use It! Jennifer Ludwig

Apprenticeship; registering with the VA and other success stories, Monica Pless

What Can MY Extension Agent do For Me? Bruce Hindrichs

Marketing and Consumer Trends from a Local Food Hub, La Montanita Cooperative staff

Pending

Water Track:

Pending

Irrigation Benefits, pending

Water Conservation Panel, Kate Greenburg, National Young Farmers Coalition, Arielle Quintana, Quivira Coalition Education and Outreach Coordinator, and Tiana Baca, Desert Oasis Learning Garden

Back to Basics Rainwater Harvesting, Billy Kniffin, retired TA&MES Water Resource Specialist and ARCSA instructor

Irrigation, Steve Ela, Ela Family Farms, Pending

Acequia Water Rights, Paula Garcia, NMAA Executive director and Enrique Romero, NMAA Staff attorney

Plants/Seeds:

Seed Saving and Variety Development for the Future in the Arid Southwest, Laurie Lange, Light Green Thumb

Native Seeds, Bill Neiman, Native American Seeds

Advanced Potato Production, Dr. Stephanie Walker, NMSU Extension Vegetable Specialist and New Mexico’s W-SARE Professional Development Program Co-Coordinator

Organic Weed Management, Dr. Eric Gallandt, University of Maine

Saving Our Future with Seeds, Emigdio Ballon, Director of Agriculture, Pueblo of Tesuque

Small Scale Grains, Julie Zavage,

New/Exciting:

Cold Frame Use and Soil Management, Joseph Alfaro, farms

Assessing Biodiversity for Support of Climate Resilience, Jo Ann Baumgartner, Wild Farm Alliance

Buffer Zone Health, Kevin Branum,

Climate Hub Pending, Dr. Caiti Steele

Retail Trade via an On-Farm Grocery Store, How I started “Farm Sweet Farm’ and Lived to Tell About it! Maria Vakulskas Rosmann, Rosmann Family Farms


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