7th California Climate & Agriculture Summit

November 13th: Farm Tour in the Yolo County region
November 14th: Conference at UC Davis

 

 

The 7th California Climate & Agriculture Summit is a two-day event featuring tours of three Yolo County farms on November 13, 2022, and a conference with presentations and speakers on November 14, 2022.

Join some of California’s most important agriculture and climate thought leaders at the Summit to:

  • Learn about the latest science, policy and practice of climate-resilient farming in California
  • Network with a diverse group of growers, researchers, policymakers, agricultural professionals and advocates
  • Get inspired to play a constructive role in engaging in solutions to the climate crisis that sustainable and organic agriculture can deliver

Program Summary

For full program details, including workshop descriptions and speakers, see here

Sunday, November 13
Farm Tours: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (approximate times)

You will tour three farms in the Davis/Woodland region that showcase projects and practices for wildfire and drought resilience, soil health and farm viability. Includes farm-to-table lunch and bus transportation. 

Monday, November 14
Conference: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

The conference will feature over 50 speakers in 15 workshop sessions, as well as a climate leadership award ceremony, poster presentations and networking opportunities. Includes farm-to-table continental breakfast, lunch, and wine and cheese reception. Workshops include:

  • Building a Healthy, Just & Climate-Resilient Food & Farm Future
  • California’s Big Climate Plans: What do they mean on the ground?
  • Making the Most of Manure: Shifting from Waste to Resource
  • Scaling Up Ag Climate Solutions Across the Country
  • Healthy Soils Science: What’s the latest on building carbon sinks and climate resilience?
  • Practical On-Farm Drought Management Strategies
  • What’s Next? A Roundtable to Share Ideas Generated by Applicants to the USDA’s Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities Program
  • Agricultural Solutions to Enhance Wildfire Resilience
  • Farmworker Health & Wellbeing in the Face of Climate Change
  • SGMA, Drought, Land Fallowing & Repurposing: What is the Future of Land & Communities in the San Joaquin Valley?
  • Building Climate-Ready Technical Assistance & Conservation Planning Infrastructure
  • Modernizing California’s Ag Water Delivery Infrastructure for Water and Energy Savings
  • Workforce Development to Prepare for an Uncertain Climate Future
  • Secure Land Tenure as a Climate Solution
  • Lightning Talks on a variety of topics

Ticket Options and Prices

FARM TOUR  

  • General Attendee: $80
  • Farmer/Rancher: $40

CONFERENCE

  • General Attendee – $150
  • Farmer/Rancher – $75
  • Student – $75

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

We rely on sponsors to keep ticket prices low and to underwrite the cost of scholarships for farmers and students. To learn more about the sponsorship opportunities and benefits go to our Sponsors page or email summit@calclimateag.org.

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On-Campus Host:

We are grateful for the partnership of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Science
for making this event possible at the UC Davis campus.

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