2020 OKFMAC List of Speakers

Welcome & Oklahoma Ag Update Secretary Blayne Arthur (OK Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry)
Keynote – Making your Mark Michael Kilpatrick (Growing Farmers)
NRCS: What Does That Mean, and Would It Benefit Me? Stacy Riley (National Resources Conservation Services)
U.S. Farm Bill Update Dr. Amy Hagerman (Oklahoma State University)
Expanding Your Market Through Community Partnerships Susan Dobbins (Wildhorse Garden & Market), James Tyree (TSET)
Health Department Regulations Scott Yates (ODAFF Food Safety), Travis Splawn (OSDH Consumer Health Services)
Let’s Get Growing With Farm to School Cheri Long (OK Farm to School Coordinator)
Double Up Oklahoma – Expanding your Market by Serving Families in Need Richard Comeau (Hunger Free Oklahoma)
Backyard Chickens & Eggs Dana Zook (OSU Extension)
Healthy Eating “Nudges” & Cooking Demos at Farmers Markets Ezekiel Y. Kresie (ONIE Project), Diana Romano (OSU Extension)
The New Market Gardener: Technology and No-Till Techniques Carrie Chlebanowski (The Looney Farm)
Fundraising for Your Market Cindy Nocton (Lawton Farmers Market), Marla Saeger (Tahlequah Farmers Market)
Connecting with Customers Daniel Wilson (The Farm LLC)
What’s Growin’ On? A Look at Vegetable Producers in Oklahoma Jenna Moore (ONIE Project)
Selling Ready-To-Eat Foods at the Market Angela Faughtenberry (413 Farms)
Ag-vocacy of Small Ag Caylie Holman (OK Farm Bureau)
Attracting Pollinators to Your Farm! Katie Hawk (Nature Conservancy in OK), Amy Saeger (OK Conservation Commission)
Plasticulture Dos and Don’ts Micah Anderson (Langston University)
Utilizing Unique Cultural Crops Dr. Joshua Ringer (Langston University)
Integrated Pest Management for Market Gardeners Dr. Tracey Payton-Miller (Langston University)
Oklahoma Agriculture Black History Micah Anderson (Langston University)
Keynote Follow Up Michael Kilpatrick (Growing Farmers)
Social Media Marketing VI Marketing & Branding
Romaine Calm & Carry On Justin McConaghy (ODAFF Produce Safety)
FSA Loans Carrie Chlebanowski (The Looney Farm), Crystal Orr (USDA – FSA)
Income Opportunity: Value-Added Products Michael Ruzycki (Ruzycki Farms), Jona Kay Squires (Mid-America Technology Center)
Marketing on a Budget Andrea Leitch (Oklahoma Aquarium)
Creating Teachable Moments on the Farm OK Ag. In The Classroom
Insurance & Agritourism Micaela Danker & Whitney Wilkinson (ODAFF Agritourism)
U-pick Flowers Jerí Irby (Petal Pusher Farms)
Marketing Your Farm Michael Kilpatrick (Growing Farmers)


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