Agenda

Time Conference Activity
7:00 a.m.    Registration / Check-in / Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. MC: Linda Neunzig, Snohomish County Agriculture Coordinator, Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and Conference Chair
Opening Remarks: Dave Somers, Snohomish County Executive
Welcome: Derek Sandison, Director, Washington State Department of Agriculture
U.S. Congresswoman Suzan DelBene
U.S. Congresswoman Kim Schrier (Video Welcome)

8:40 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Michelle Miller, the "Farm Babe" • Social Media in Agriculture
9:15 a.m. Trade Show
9:45 a.m.  
and
11:00 a.m.
Farming Breakout Sessions in the following tracks:
Track A - New and Beginning Farmers
Track B - Livestock Production
Track C - Business of Farming
Track D - Agritourism
Track E - New Technology in Agriculture
Track F - Nursery Production

- Insects of Washington Conifer Forests
- Diseases of Washington Conifer Forests
12:15 p.m. Trade Show
12:45 p.m. Lunch (prepared by Chef Russell Lowell using Northwest products)

Keynote Speaker: Matt Rush, "Planting the Seeds of Greatness"
2:30 p.m. Trade Show
3:00 p.m.
and
4:15 p.m.
Farming Breakout Sessions in the following tracks:
Track A - New and Beginning Farmers
Track B - Livestock Production
Track C - Business of Farming
Track D - Agritourism
Track E - New Technology in Agriculture
Track F - Nursery Production
 
Emerging Issues in Forest Health: Emerald Ash Borer
Western Redcedar Dieback & Sooty Bark Disease on Maples- We need your help to understand these tree health issues.
5:15 p.m. Conference Concludes
Thank you for joining us for Focus on Farming and Forestry 2022!