Dunn Carney 7th Annual Ag Summit on January 21, 2015


Featuring Oregon Department of Agriculture Director Katy Coba along with high-profile Oregon Ag attorney Tim Bernasek whose recent matters include representing the Oregon wheat farmer who discovered unreleased “Roundup Ready” resistant GMO wheat growing in his fields.

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PORTLAND — Dunn Carney hosts its 7th Annual Ag Summit on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Wilsonville Holiday Inn in Wilsonville from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm. This year’s Ag Summit features Oregon Department of Agriculture Director Katy Coba along with high-profile Oregon Ag attorney Tim Bernasek whose recent matters include representing the Oregon wheat farmer who discovered unreleased “Roundup Ready” resistant GMO wheat growing in his fields and also representing the Pan-American Berry Growers against the US Department of Labor in last year’s highly publicized, “hot goods” matter.

Topics for this year’s Ag Summit include:

·       Agriculture Update with Katy Coba, Director of Oregon Department of Agriculture.

·       Agricultural Land Use Neighbor Conflicts and Legal Issues Panel featuring Mike McCallister, Clackamas County Planning Director and Dunn Carney attorneys Kate Moore and Ty Wyman.

·       Farm Labor Developments with Dunn Carney attorney Tim Bernasek.

·       Food Safety Crisis Management with National Food Lab’s Dr. Carrie Ferstl, Quinn Thomas’ Rick Thomas and Dunn Carney attorney Anne Foster whose recent successes include a $750,000 jury verdict finding Land O’Lakes Purina liable for destroying a Tillamook family dairy’s cattle herd.

·       Estate Planning and Business Succession for Agricultural Businesses with Dunn Carney attorneys Marsha Murray-Lusby and David Zehntbauer.

·       2105 Legislative Session Preview.

The Ag Summit is free to attend and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch are provided for attendees. Register online at dunncarney.com or by calling Charlene Schrag at 503.242.9616.

The following are participating organizations for the 2015 Ag Summit:

Agri-Business Council of Oregon

Associated Oregon Industries

College of Agricultural Sciences at OSU

Northwest Food Processors Association

Oregon Association of Nurseries

Oregon Cattlemen’s Association

Oregon Dairy Farmers Association

Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

Oregon Seed Council

Oregon State University Extension

Oregon Wheat Growers League

Oregon Women for Agriculture

Oregonians for Food and Shelter




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