Family Farm Business: Build it to Last

Meet agriculture industry leader Wayne Fahsholtz, President of AgWin Group with decades of experience as a successful non-family executive running family-owned agricultural enterprises. Wayne graduated from Oregon State and is returning to the Willamette Valley to share his insights and answer questions about building farms that will last.

Wayne’s prior invited presentations:

  • National Cattlemen’s Association Cattlemen’s Association’s Cattlemen’s College
  • Texas A & M University
  • King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management
  • Sheridan College Ranch Sustainability Forum
  • North American Meat Association Convention
  • McDonald’s Corp. Sustainability Task Force
  • University of Wyoming


Moderator: Ben Sheppard, Vice President, 4th Generation
CM & WO Sheppards Inc.
Established 1919 in Hood River
Commissioner, Port of Hood River
Winner, 2018 Excellence in Family Business Award






7:30 Buffet Breakfast
8:00 Wayne’s Remarks
9:00 Q and A with Wayne, moderated by Ben Sheppard

Tuesday, February 4th
7:30 am – 10:00 am, Breakfast included

Chemeketa Community College Center for Business and Industry (CCBI)
626 High St NE, Salem, OR  97301

Registrations are $25 with sponsored tables available for $200

To register contact the Austin Family Business Program Office at 541.737.3326 or at