Sessions For Growers

It wouldn’t the Grains Conference without several excellent sessions on how to grow grains in Cascadia. This year we are excited to feature sessions on varieties, quinoa, other speciality grains, and a new “Ask the Farmer” panel. For a full listing of the Agenda, Schedule and Session Descriptions visit our PROGRAM page.

Selecting Varieties: How to Increase Your Yield Without Really Trying
Steve Lyon, Senior Scientific Assistant, Plant Breeding Program, WSU Bread Lab
SESSION 1- 9:00am-10:20am

Steve Lyon

 

 

 

 

Let’s Talk About Growing Grain
PANEL: Jeff Broadie & Kasey White, Lonesome Whistle Farm, Jim Grieshaber-Otto, Cedar Isle Farm, Keith Kisler, Finnriver Farm & Cidery & Brian Thompson, retired grain farmer/miller
SESSION 2- 10:30am-11:50am

Kasey White & Jeff BroadieJim Grieshaber-OttoKeith Kisler

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Lucas Patzek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keen on Quinoa: Producing & Marketing Our Region’s Super Grain
Researcher/Grower panel: Nicole Aluwi, Ian Clark, Julianne Kellogg & Kristofer Ludvigson, WSU
Processing with Don Kuiken & Sergio Núñez de Arco, Andean Naturals
SESSION 3- 1:10pm-2:40pm

Nicole AluwiIan Clark

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Kristofor Ludvigson Sergio Nunez de Arco Don Kuiken

 

 

 

 

Growing Alternative Grains & Their Rotational Benefits

Jeremy Bunch, Shepherd’s Grain, Micaela Colley, Organic Seed Alliance & James Henderson, Hummingbird Wholesale
SESSION 4- 2:50pm-4:10pm

Jeremy Bunch Micaela Colley James Henderson

 

 

 

 

Fixing Broken Dirt: Restoring Agricultural Land Through Soil Biology
Matthew Slaughter, Earthfort, LLC
SHORT SESSION – 5:05pm-5:45pm

Matthew Slaughter

 

 

 

 

For a full listing of the Agenda, Schedule and Session Descriptions visit our PROGRAM page.

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