RANGE RIGHTS AND RESOURCE SYMPOSIUM

Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, 2019
The Big Red Barn at Highland Meadows

Day 1: Thursday, April 11th

8:00Trent Loos6th generation farmer & rancher, host of Rural Route Radio, globally recognized agriculture advocateSymposium EMCEE

8:20Don BrownFormer Colorado Commissioner of AgricultureAll Roads to “Heck” Are Paved With Good Intentions/Policies Affect Us All

8:50Kim BremmerFormer Dairy Nutritionist & Founder of Ag InspirationsWater Quality & Agricultue; Talk vs the Truth

9:20John BolinFormer Law Enforcement Officer, Under Cover Organized Crime Investigator and US Marshall Fugitive Task Force OfficerYour Animals May Depend On Your County Sheriff

9:50Break

10.05Sarah CarlisleSenior External Affairs Advisor for Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association Inc.Renewable Energy – Can We Afford It

10:35Zach GerberAttorney with Gerber Law Offices LLPFire and the Environment

11:15Kris StewartRancher & Advocate for Range Rights & GrazingGrazing In The West- Why President Trump Met With Me

NoonLunch

1:15TBD

2:00Kathleen SgammaWestern Energy AllianceOil and Gas-Why People Hate What Enables Their Existence

2:30Break

2:45Don BrownFormer Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Are Your Boot Straps Broken? – Suicide & Farmers

3:15Speaker Panel DiscussionAudience participation Q&A panel summary

6:15DinnerColorado Food and Beverage Social Sponsored by Local Suppliers. A casual setting with Colorado-produced food and beverage, that encourages attendees to engage in valuable conversations with each other about the topics at hand.

Day 2: Friday, April 12th

8:00Trent Loos6th generation farmer & rancher, host of Rural Route Radio, globally recognized agriculture advocateSymposium EMCEE

8:20Conner NicklasAttorney with Falen Law Offices, LLCEqual Access To Justice Act (EAJA)-Your Tax Dollars are Fighting YOU in Court.
Auer Deference- Non-Elected Bureaucrats- Are They Making The Laws?

9:05Robyn O’BrienAuthor & Rebel for the Health of our Children and PlanetThe Unhealthy Truth

9:35Robert HurtadoCOO & CTO of AgRegen International CorporationWho Are The True Stewards? – The Importance of Soil Health to the Future of Agriculture.

10:10Break

10:25John DuartePartner in Duarte Nurseries- The largest permanent crop nursery in the United StatesHow the Farm Bill is Damaging Food Producers and Consumers.

11:00Kimberly FletcherPresident and Founder of Moms for America Inc.The Heart of Conversation – Reaching out to Moms

11:40Diane SullivanHunger Advocate who spent a portion of her life hungry and homeless and had her first child in a homeless shelterNew Allies in Agriculture- Limiting Access to Technology in Farming Makes it Tougher for the Poor to Feed Their Families.

NoonLunch

1:15Athena RamosLatina Leader, Wife, Mother & Concerned Global Citizen Working to Create a Healthier, More Inclusive and Vibrant CommunityBuilding Latino Communities While Creating Agriculture Health & Safety.

1:45Debbie BacigalupiNorthern California Rancher & PodcasterPolitics In Agriculture- The Hidden Agenda

2:15All Speakers PanelAudience participation Q&A panel summary

3:00Break

3:15Finish guest speakerMotivational presentation – What Can YOU do?

4:00Trent Loos – Wrap Up –6th generation farmer & rancher, host of Rural Route Radio, globally recognized agriculture advocateSymposium EMCEE