Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

March 27, 2017

Agriculture and related industries contributed $985 billion to the US GDP in 2014. How will research keep up with demand, particularly in sustainable agriculture, one of the fastest-growing parts of the farm economy?

Leading up to BFI’s Farm Bill Symposium, scholars from four diverse universities discussed federally-funded agriculture research:

Carolyn Dimitri, Department of Food & Nutrition Program, New York University

Casey Hoy, Agroecosystems Management Program, The Ohio State University

Sabine O’Hara, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia

L. Ann Thrupp, Berkeley Food Institute, UC Berkeley

 

March 27, 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

Agriculture and related industries contributed $985 billion to the US GDP in 2014. How will research keep up with demand, particularly in sustainable agriculture, one of the fastest-growing parts of the farm economy?

Leading up to BFI’s Farm Bill Symposium, scholars from four diverse universities discussed federally-funded agriculture research:

Carolyn Dimitri, Department of Food & Nutrition Program, New York University

Casey Hoy, Agroecosystems Management Program, The Ohio State University

Sabine O’Hara, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia

L. Ann Thrupp, Berkeley Food Institute, UC Berkeley