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Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

Panel Discussion | March 27 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043


 , Washington, DC 20515

Berkeley Food Institute


Agriculture and related industries contributed $985 billion to the US GDP in 2014. How will research keep up with demand, particularly in sustainable agriculture, one of the fastest-growing parts of the farm economy?

Scholars from four diverse universities will discuss federally-funded agriculture research.

Carolyn Dimitri, Department of Food & Nutrition Program, New York University

Casey Hoy, Agroecosystems Management Program, The Ohio State University

Sabine O’Hara, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia

L. Ann Thrupp, Berkeley Food Institute, UC Berkeley


Lunch will be provided.


Photo by Peggy Lemaux. UC Berkeley researcher Amrita Hazra of the Millet Project.


nichikawa@berkeley.edu