Attendees at this year's California Small Farm Conference at the Ventura Beach Hotel in Ventura, Calif., Nov. 17-19 will hear international trade policy analyzed from the special perspective of its direct effect on small family farms when Mark Ritchie addresses the conference on the closing day.

Information about the conference is available at (530) 756-8518, Ext. 16, and on-line at www.californiafarmconference.com.