Presentation and Resource Links

MORNING SESSION – State and Science of Agriculture and Climate Issues

San Diego Agriculture and the Circular Economy
(Speaker: Mary Matava, AgriService, Inc. and San Diego County Farm Bureau)

San Diego County Agriculture
(Speaker: Maria Gomez, Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures, County of San Diego)

Climate Impact in Agriculture and UC ANR Research and Resources
(Speaker: Tapan Pathak, UC Merced and UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)

County of San Diego – Sustainable Agriculture in Climate Action Planning
(Speaker: Meghan Kelly, Sustainability Planning Division, County of San Diego)

Regional Climate Trends and Weather Prediction
(Speaker: Tom Corringham, Scripps Institute of Oceanography,
UC San Diego )

AFTERNOON SESSION – Opportunities and Challenges

Life Cycle of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use in Orchard Crops
(Speaker: Elias Marvinney, UC Davis)

Regenerative Organic Alliance and Certification
(Speaker: Elizabeth Whitlow, Regenerative Organic Alliance)

Value Added Market Opportunities
(Speaker: Ramiro Lobo, UC Cooperative Extension San Diego)

Implementing Climate Smart Agriculture Production Practices
(Speakers: Eric Morgan, Braga Fresh)

Carbon Farming and Beyond: Sustaining the Effort
(Speaker: Bea Alvarez, Foodshed San Diego)


Resource Conservation Districts (RCD):

Agriculture Water Quality Program-County of San Diego

Natural Resource Conservation Service-Environmental Quality Incentives Program (NRCS EQUIP)

Zero Foodprint

Funding Opportunities Database - UCCE San Diego-Climate Resilient Agriculture Program