Conference Helps Latino Agricultural Communities Connect with Resources

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) hosted their fourth annual Latino Farmer Conference on November 8, 2018, in Santa Maria, California. The event, conducted in Spanish, helps make members of the agricultural community aware of opportunities and resources available to them. Coverage of the event on AgNet West and in the Lompoc Record noted the conference’s producer and buyer panels and production-oriented breakout sessions, as well as an opening address by Congressman Salud Carbajal.