DIRT, WATER & SUNSHINE: CALIFORNIA AND ITS FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Associate Counsel, California Farm Bureau Federation
In the 21st century, California continues its trajectory of urbanization and environmental protection against the backdrop of an agricultural landscape and economy. Can we have it all? This talk discusses key policy questions in relation to water policy, land use, and environmental justice, as well as the implications of climate change.
Chris Scheuring is Managing Counsel at the California Farm Bureau Federation in Sacramento, representing California farmers and ranchers in the environmental law and policy arenas of water resources and land use. Prior to the Farm Bureau, Mr. Scheuring was an environmental lawyer in private practice. He is also a family farmer, growing walnuts, almonds and other food products, and serves on the board of the Yolo Land Trust. He is a 2000 graduate of King Hall.