The Heuermann Lectures focus on providing security – and here security means enough to sustain the world – in the areas of food, natural resources, and renewable energy for people, as well as on securing the sustainability of rural communities where the vital work of producing food and renewable energy occurs.

Who attends these lectures? You'll see a diverse audience of faculty, students, and anyone in the general public with an interest in the topic.

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Most Recent Lectures

  • Fraley Lecture
    2050: Agriculture's Role in Mitigating Global ChallengesRobb Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Monsanto and World Food Prize Laureate

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  • Leiserowitz Lecture
    Climate Change in the American MindAnthony Leiserowitz, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

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  • Genetics lecture
    Genetically Modified Animals: the Facts, the Fear Mongering, and the FutureAlison Van Eenennaam, University of California - Davis,
    2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Awardee

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  • communication lecture
    What Does Agricultural Communication Mean in the 21st Century?With panelists Barb Glenn, National Association of State Directors of Agriculture; Kevin Murphy, Food Chain Communication; Marcy Tessmann, Charleston - Orwig; Ronnie Green, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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  • climate lecture
    Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for NebraskaDonald Wilhite, Emeritus Director and Professor, National Drought Mitigation Center. With panelists Robert Oglesby, Deborah Bathke, and Clinton Rowe, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professors and authors of Nebraska report.

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next lecture

October 21, 2015  
Finding Hope:  
Pioneering Your Own 40 Chances

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The October 21 lecture will
be at Nebraska Innovation Campus
2021 Transformation Drive,
Lincoln, NE.

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