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 OHara, 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.