Campti Field of Dreams, Inc., partners with the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and Northwestern State University School of Business to host, Back To Your Roots 2018, a Sustainable Agriculture Conference, Thursday, May 17 to Saturday, May 19, 2018 at NSU's Russell Hall.
“Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne has not only been gracious enough to host Back To Your Roots 2018 in Russell Hall,” said Donna Isaacs, executive director of Campti Field of Dreams, “Faculty members from the School of Business are contributing to the track on The Business of Farming. Topics will include marketing, management, finance and international business.”
With a focus on entrepreneurship, Back To Your Roots 2018 is a conference designed to empower the next generation of farmers, ranchers, and value-added producers, with environmentally friendly tools and techniques, that produce more income. The conference features three internationally renowned speakers: Dr. Chuck Fluharty, President and CEO of the Rural Policy Research Institute (5/17), JM Fortier, Farmer and Author, The Market Gardener (5/18), and Joel Salatin, 3rd Generation Farmer and Author of several books including, “You Can Farm” (5/19).
The event will feature other federal, state and local partners and technical experts from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency, Rural Development, and the LSU AgCenter.
Back To Your Roots 2018 is free and open to the public but registration is required as seating is limited. For more information, please visit camptifieldofdreams.org or call 318-521-4998.