Community members from Wisconsin to New Mexico to North Carolina gather to network, train & call for change in the massive national expansion of industrial animal operations
WHAT: The first-of-its-kind Factory Farm Summit is a day-long event bringing together nationally recognized & Wisconsin-based industrial factory farming experts to work with citizens confronting the issues & impacts of the nation’s concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) crisis and finding solutions for standing up to industrial animal agriculture in their communities. Organized by the national nonprofit Socially Responsible Agricultural Project in partnership with Wisconsin’s Midwest Environmental Advocates, Kewaunee CARES and Farms Not Factories.
WHEN: Sunday, September 11, 2016 | 8:00am – 6:00pm CT
WHERE: Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313
Factory Farm Summit 2016 highlights include:
- Keynote address by Dr. John Ikerd With Factory Farms, There Is No Middle Ground.
Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri | author & national expert on CAFOs & their impact
- The World We Live In: International Trade Agreements, the Farm Bill, Corporate Concentration
Dan Imhoff, Author of Food Fight – The Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill
- Trends in the Animal Agriculture Industry
Dr. Loka Ashwood, Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology, Auburn University
- CAFOs and the Upper Midwest
Kimberlee Wright, Executive Director, Midwest Environmental Advocates
ALSO: One-on-one interview opportunities with CAFO experts & community members from across the nation living with & fighting against the rising health, environmental & economic threats of CAFOs in their communities.
For more information, please visit https://www.sraproject.org/featured/2016-factory-farm-summit/
Midwest Environmental Advocates
608.251.5047, ext 1
Socially Responsible Agricultural Project