Ag in Uncertain Times Webinars on Local Foods – May 3

The current ag environment is often high-risk provides opportunities for diversification. Tune into the Ag in Uncertain Times webinar Tuesday, May 3, at 11:00 central. Participate at this link.

Presentation Topics

Overview of Local Food Systems in the West – Martha Sullins, Ag Business Management Specialist, Colorado State University Extension

Product Development and Food Safety Issues for Farms – Karin Allen, Assistant professor, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences, Utah State University

Farm Tourism – Shermain Hardesty, Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California—Davis, and Director of the University of California’s Small Farm Program

Ag In Uncertain Times – is brought to you by the Western Extension Committee, which is an organization of Extension Economists from the 13 western states, Guam and other Pacific Islands supported by Cooperative Extension Service Directors in the western region. Learn more about the webinar series at

About Rebekka Dudensing

Dr. Rebekka Dudensing is an Associate Professor and Extension Economist - Community Economic Development with Texas AgriLife Extension and Research in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M. Her research interests include the evaluation of economic development opportunities, taxation and public/private goods issues, entrepreneurship, and regional economic cooperation.
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