Category:  General Sessions
Audience:  All Audiences

Presenter(s)

Ken Burns

Ken Burns

Documentarian

Ken Burns is a celebrated American documentarian who gradually amassed a considerable reputation and a devoted audience with a series of reassuringly traditional meditations on Americana.

Cal Crabill

Cal Crabill

Dust Bowl Survivor, Retired School-Teacher

Cal Crabill, who survived the Dust Bowl growing up in Holly, Colorado, near the Kansas border, is featured in the Ken Burns film The Dust Bowl.

Roy Bardole

Roy Bardole

5th Generation Farmer

Roy Bardole is a 5th generation farmer from Rippey, Iowa. Along with his two grown sons (Peter and Tim) and his wife Phyllis, Roy farms about 1,400 acres of soybeans and corn.

Deb Peters

Deb Peters

Agricultural Research Service, USDA

Deb Peters is a research ecologist for the Agricultural Research Service of the USDA in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Peters works to improve the science of predicting and preventing ecological disasters.

Glenn Roberts

Glenn Roberts

Founder, Anson Mills

Glenn Roberts is founder of Anson Mills in Columbia, South Carolina, which grows and mills one of the most diverse…more