Food Systems Resiliency Spotlight Series: Webinar #4 - Virtual
Virtual Webinar via Zoom
(link and instructions will be emailed to registrants) ,
Sponsor: ANR Program Support Unit

Webinar #4 - Beef Supply Chain and Market Disruptions
2020 has shaken up the beef industry across the nation from global trade to national processing and local beef sales at the farm gate. This webinar will feature 3 speakers for a deeper look at beef production direct sales and ranch to table operations. Dr. Tina Saitone will discuss beef national markets, supply chain disruptions and consumer demand. A second speaker will discuss ranching during COVID-19, with a special focus on vertical integrated operation. Lastly, Morgan Doran will provide up-to-date information on the regulatory challenges with direct farm sales. Register Here

Speakers include:

  • Tina Saitone, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist, Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Rancher, to be announced
  • Morgan Doran, UC Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor

About the Webinar Series
Join the Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative leaders for the Food Systems Resiliency Webinar Series taking place on the second and fourth Tuesday from 10-11 am beginning July 14. Webinar presentations will provide up-to-date information and identify resources available for UC ANR and community partners. Ample time will be used for questions and answers, identification of information gaps and connecting people with like interests. Food system resiliency will be viewed through food safety, California food systems partnerships and resources and Victory Gardens Then and Now to name a few. Other perspectives include input from growers, ranchers, shippers, marketing, consumers, farmers markets, CSA's, families and youth. 

If you are interested in submitting a panel proposal as a topic for this series, please complete this online form.

Contacts for More Information
Logistics and Registration: ANR Program Support Unit, Rachel Palmer, (530) 750-1361
Course Content: Deanne Meyer, Leader, Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative
Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty, Leader, Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative