EVENT: Future of Vermont’s Agriculture and UVM, April 9, 7:00pm Billings North Lounge

The University In Vermont: Collaborations, Challenges, Commitments

UVM is Vermont’s public research university and land-grant college. It is both a private and a public institution, serving Vermonters and students from around the world.  Its service, research, and educational programs involve collaborations with Vermont communities as well as communities across the globe. What contributions does UVM make to science, arts, and society? What challenges does it face?  What new possibilities are emerging?  This series provides a forum to discuss UVM’s past, present and future engagements and our commitments to Vermont and the world.

7:00 pm
Billings North Lounge, Billings Library
Free and open to the public

April 9           The Future of Vermont’s Agriculture and UVM

Agricultural leaders will present their visions of Vermont’s farming future, including challenges, potential collaborations, and areas for new research and entrepreneurship.

Doug Lantange, Dean, UVM Extension
Chuck Ross, VT Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Enid Wonnacott, Director, NOFA, Northeast Organic Farming Assoc of Vermont
Roger Allbee, Former VT Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Tom Vogelmann, Dean, UVM College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Vern Grubinger, UVM Extension

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