Renard Turner

Life long student of agriculture. Began in late 60’s at Armijo HS in Fairfield ,California. Took Agricultural science and engineering classes. Joined The Future Farmers of America . Participated in livestock judging competitions, Was on the 1967 California State Championship Entomolgy Team. I have served as President of The Virginia Asociation for Biological farming. Served on the USDA Minority Farmer Advisory Board, Virginia State University College of Agriculture Advisory Council. Currently serving on the board of FUTURE HARVEST and The Livestock Conservancy. Owner operator of Vanguard Ranch Ltd.,

Plenary Panel

Food Production and Value-added Strategies in These Changing Times