2014-2015 Season

2014-2015 SEASON

2050: Agriculture's Role in Mitigating Global Challenges

Lecture from April 21, 2015

Speaker:Dr. Robb Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Monsanto and World Food Prize Laureate

Read the full news release: Monsanto's Fraley Discusses Agricultural Innovations, Challenges

Climate Change in the American Mind

Lecture from March 10, 2015

Speaker: Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Read the full news release: Climatologist Leirserowitz to Deliver March 10 Heuermann Lecture at UNL

Genetically Modified Animals: the Facts, the Fear Mongering, and the Future

Lecture from January 13, 2015

Speaker: Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California - Davis, 2014 Borlaug CAST Communication Awardee

Read the full news release: Lecturer: Genetically Engineered Animals Could Ease World Hunger

What Does Agricultural Communication Mean in the 21st Century?

Lecture from November 6, 2014

Moderator: Orion Samuelson, WGN - Chicago

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

Read the full news release: Agriculture Must Answer Consumers Questions Better, Panelists Agree

Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska

Lecture from September 25, 2014

Speaker: Donald Wilhite, Emeritus Director and Professor, National Drought Mitigation Center

Panelists: Robert Oglesby, Deborah Bathke, and Clinton Rowe, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professors and authors of Nebraska report

Read the full news release: With Climate Change, the 2012 Summer Could be Normal by End of Century