Schedule of Events

Day 1
16 Jan 2018
Day 2
17 Jan 2018

Welcome by Chair Kate Horstmann, Foster Farms

Introduction of Students Attending

Labor Law Issues and Compliance

by: Adrian Hoppes, Holden Law Group

FSMA Update – Past, Present, and Future

by: Matt Frederking, Mid America Pet Food, LLC

California Department of Food & Ag Update including SAFE Program

by: Jenna Areias, Supervisor and Samantha Moran-Defty, CA Department of Food & Ag

Safety – Managing Injury Risk at Grain Handling Facilities

by: Matt Shurtliff, J.D. Heiskell & Company

Safety Panel of Experts

Arturo Trejo, Foster Farms, Charles Davenport, Associated Feed & Supply and Matt Shurtliff, J.D. Heiskell & Company

Solution to Common Grinding Problems

by: Ryan Dietzenbach, CPM Roskamp Champion

New Technology Jam Session

by: Various Vendors from Exhibit Hall
Day 3
18 Jan 2018

Careers and Internship Programs

by: Irene Mamourieh, Land O’Lakes Inc. (invited to speak) Rhonda Mercadal-Evans, California State University, Monterey Bay

Pest Control – Organic vs. Non-Organic

by: Mike Altamore, Agrecom, Inc.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Learn about the regulatory definition and process that identifies specific substances known to be hazardous and provides objective criteria for including other materials in the regulated hazardous waste universe.  

Communicating – Why Is This So Hard?

by: Marty Jakosa, Human Resource Manager/Certified Professional Coach