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Building a Sustainable Agriculture

In the inaugural session of the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Speaker Series, join Bill Northey, U.S. Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, and Bill Couser, Iowa farm producer and owner of Couser Cattle Company, for a discussion on farming, trade, biofuel and perspectives from Midwestern agriculture.

 

About the speakers

Before serving in a federal role, Bill Northey was the Secretary of Agriculture for the state of Iowa. He is a former president of the National Corn Growers Association and a fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer.

 

Bill Couser is an Iowa farmer who tills more than 5,000 acres, raises beef cattle, was an early advocate of the ethanol industry, and is a leader in adopting conversation practices that mitigate nutrient loading to Iowa’s streams and waterways.

 

Ed Kee, UD's Executive in Residence and former Delaware Department of Agriculture Secretary, will moderate.

 

Sponsors

Sustainability at the University of Delaware
Delaware Environmental Institute
Delaware Energy Institute 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

STAR Health Sciences Complex, Atrium
540 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19713

Event Type

Academics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Students, Lectures & Programs, Community, Lectures and Programs

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Departments

Agriculture and Natural Resour

Website

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Cost

Free

Contact Email

canr-events@udel.edu

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