Let’s talk about… Water Availability and its Impact on Global Agriculture, April 2013

The first program of a two-part series to discuss efforts to improve agriculture practices and water use from a global and local perspective is the subject of this episode of Conversations. Dr. Roberto Lenton, Executive Director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and Michael Doane, Vice President of Sustainable Agriculture Policy at Monsanto, will be the featured panelists in this discussion. James W. Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Washington University, will moderate the panel.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Let’s talk about… Water Availability and its Impact on Global Agriculture, April 2013

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am