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Hispanic Farmer and Rancher Conference (Virtual)

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Date January 07, 2021   -   January 14, 2021
Location Virtual 1-4:30 pm
Registration Required Yes
Fee Description $25 for all six sessions, conference scholarships are available www.utrgv.edu/sara


AGENDAS & PRESENTERS AT: WWW.UTRGV.EDU/SARA

RANCHING
Thursday, January 7
Thursday, January 14

SMALL-SCALE
Wednesday, January 6
Wednesday, January 13

FARMING
Tuesday, January 5
Tuesday, January 12

◇     All sessions from 1pm to 4:30pm.
◇     Learn from Professionals and Producers.
◇     English and Spanish language presentations.
◇     Live Q&A.
◇     Choose any or all of the 6 sessions.

Presenters & Panelists:

  • USDA
  • UTRGV Center for SARA
  • NCAT
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
  • HOPE for Small Farm Sustainability
  • Texas Department of Agriculture
  • Alejandro Carrillo, Las Damas Ranch
    Dustin Dean, Dean & Peeler MeatWorks

Scholarships are available for the Third Texas Hispanic Farmer & Rancher Conference.

UT Rio Grande Valley’s Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Advancement (SARA) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host the online conference January 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14.

This event will feature professionals and practitioners from all aspects of farming and ranching including production, marketing, and business in the form of individual presentations and panels. Spanish presentations will be included in each session.

SARA, NRCS, and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) will present a conference to enhance the knowledge and the networks that Texas Hispanic producers need in order to be successful.

Scholarships up to the amount of $75 are available to help cover registration costs and to pay a partial honorarium for attending and helping with the evaluation of the conference.

To apply for the scholarships, click here.

For updated information on the conference lineup, click here.

To register, click here.

For more information, contact Aisha Reyes at aisha.cruzreyes@utrgv.edu.

For more information, please contact: Bertha Venegas, bertha.venegas@usda.gov