Sustainable Farming Association recently announced its annual conference will be held virtually from Feb. 8 through Feb. 13.

Session topics include the economics of silvopasture; agriculture in the metro area; NRCS programs; soil health and more.

Also planned are plenary sessions with state officials on meat processing and packing. On Feb. 13, Minnesota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen will discuss initiatives and challenges in expanding processing opportunities laid bare by Covid-19.

Closing the conference will be Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on the state’s response to meatpacker concentration and antitrust enforcement.

SFA members may register for free and nonmembers for $40.

For a complete schedule and registration, visit sfa-mn.org/conference.

This article was submitted by the Sustainable Farming Association.

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