November 7, 2019 | Evergreen State Fairgrounds | Monroe, WA
The 2019 conference featured 24 workshops in 6 industry tracks, plus Focus on Forestry workshops. Lunchtime keynote speaker Dr. Michael Rosmann is a farmer and psychologist at Harlan, Iowa. His professional work has contributed to the understanding of why people farm, their unique behavioral health issues, and why suicide is unusually common among farmers.
Morning keynote Erin Pirro has been helping farmers large and small make their businesses run better since 2001. As a Certified Agricultural Consultant for Farm Credit East with a background in agricultural economics, Erin's focus is on benchmarking and profitability improvement because sustainability means economics, too!