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2017 Webinars

Unfortunately, due to changes in our team we're unable to provide recordings of these webinars, but there are some handouts and slideshows available for download.

Past Webinars

March 20, 2017, 6:00 PM

Food Safety and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act)

Speakers: Richard De Los Santos and Pedro Schambon, Jr.

Richard De Los Santos
Richard De Los Santos
Pedro Schambon, Jr.
Pedro Schambon, Jr.

Handouts from Richard De Los Santos:






March 21, 2017, 5:00 PM

Developing and Operating Cooperatives

Speaker: Annelies Lottman


Annalies Lottmann
Annelies Lottmann

March 30, 2017

Poultry on a Small Scale

Speaker: Kevin Ellis

Kevin Ellis is a poultry specialist for the National Center for Appropriate Technology. He discussed starting and maintaining a small poultry flock.

Slide Deck

Annalies Lottmann
Kevin Ellis

April 11, 2017

Principles of Aquaponics for the Small Producer

Speaker: Adam Harwood of Lily Pad Farms

SRAC (Southern Regional Aquaculture Center) Fact Sheets on Recirculating Systems. Adam references SRAC 454 frequently.

Slide Deck


Adam Harwood
Adam Harwood

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Water Rights for Small Producers

Speaker: Susan Roberts, PhD, PG

Director, Water Systems Division

Texas A&M Engineering Center for Applied Technology


Annalies Lottmann
Susan Roberts

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Soil Health for Small Producers

Speaker: Willie Durham

Slide Deck


Annalies Lottmann
Willie Durham

June 6, 2017

USDA Resources for Small Producers

Speaker: Erasmo (Eddie) Trevino

Farm Service Agency Executive (College Station, Texas)

Slide Show

Mr. Trevino
Erasmo (Eddie) Trevino

June 12, 2017

Insurance and Legal Issues for Small Farmers

Speaker: Judith McGeary





Annalies Lottmann
Judity McGeary