2013 - 2014 Season Video

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"The Role of Water and Food Security in Early Childhood Survival and Development:  A Global Perspective"

April 22, 2014

A Conversation with: 

Dr. Chris Elias, president of the Global Development Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, residing in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Joan Lombardi, former deputy assistant secretary and inter-departmental liaison for early childhood education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; national and international expert on early childhood education, residing in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Nurper Ulkuer, former head, Early Childhood Development Unit, and senior adviser for early childhood development, UNICEF, residing in Ankara, Turkey.

 Read a full news release: Panelists: "Proper Nutrition, Water, Sanitation Key to Children's Health"

 

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"Our Culture War Over Food and Farming"

Speaker: Dr. Robert Paarlberg
February 27, 2014

 

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"Regaining the U.S. Lead in Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education"

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014

Part 1. Setting the Stage: The Current Situation
Part 2. Panel Dialogue: What Needs to Happen?

A conversation with:

 ♦ Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA under secretary for research, education and economics
 ♦ Dan Glickman, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
 Dr. Philip G. Pardey, professor, University of Minnesota Department of Applied Economics, director of the University's International Science and Technology Practice and Policy Center

Panel Moderator:
Dr. Ronnie Green, University of Nebraska vice president and Harlan vice chancellor, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

IANR News Release: Panel: U.S. Ag Research Spending Lags, But It Must Remain Global Leader

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"Rural America: New Markets, New Understanding, Unlimited Opportunity"

Speaker: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

IANR News Release: Vilsack: Rural America Has Much to Gain but Must Tell Story Better

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"Beyond GMOs to a More Honest Dialogue about Our Food"

Speaker: Sally Mackenzie, Ralph and Alice Raikes Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Monday, September 30, 2013

IANR News Release: UNL Scientist: Genetic Modification One Key Tool for Feeding Growing Population