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Fresno State hosts statewide summit on the future of agriculture

Fresno State will be hosting a one-day summit on the future of agriculture as California moves toward reaching net-neutral greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.

The summit, which will include panels hosted by UC Merced, Cal State Bakersfield, Stanislaus State and Fresno State, will be happening at Fresno State’s campus on March 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will be presented both in person and virtually.

The topics will include how growers can conserve water and how the climate crisis is impacting the supply chain in agriculture.

California Secretary of Food and Agriculture Karen Ross will provide the keynote address. Jennifer Pett-Ridge, a soil scientist from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will provide an overview of new technologies designed to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.