Appendix B Committee to Review the Role of Publicly Funded Agricultural Research on the Structure of U.S. Agriculture

Public Workshop

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

BOARD ON AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center

January 18, 2000

AGENDA

 

8:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

Anthony Earl, Committee Chair

8:10

Sustainable Agriculture and Small-Scale Linkages

Gail Feenstra, University of California, Davis

8:40

Small Farms Commission and Minority Perspectives

Desmond Jolly, University of California, Davis

9:10

Capturing Value of Publicly Funded Research and the Structure of Agriculture



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Publicly Funded Agricultural Research and the Changing Structure of U.S. Agriculture Appendix B Committee to Review the Role of Publicly Funded Agricultural Research on the Structure of U.S. Agriculture Public Workshop NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL BOARD ON AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center January 18, 2000 AGENDA   8:00 am Welcome and Introductions Anthony Earl, Committee Chair 8:10 Sustainable Agriculture and Small-Scale Linkages Gail Feenstra, University of California, Davis 8:40 Small Farms Commission and Minority Perspectives Desmond Jolly, University of California, Davis 9:10 Capturing Value of Publicly Funded Research and the Structure of Agriculture

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Publicly Funded Agricultural Research and the Changing Structure of U.S. Agriculture   Chuck Hassebrook, Center for Rural Affairs 9:40 Q&A Session 10:10–10:30 Break 10:30 Overall Funding for Agricultural Research and Information Transfer Issues Noel Keen, University of California, Riverside 11:00 Impact of Biotechnology Research and Producer Access to Information Ken Olson, American Farm Bureau 11:30 Genomics and GMOs: Dealing with Public Opinion and Policy Needs from an International Perspective Robert Goodman, University of Wisconsin, Madison 12:00 noon Q&A Session 12:30–1:30pm Lunch 1:30 Small Farms and Federal Funding—Farmer’s Perspective Glenn Anderson, Organic Farms, Hilmar, California 2:00 Minorities and Public Research Daniel Mountjoy, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture 2:30 Sustainable Agriculture and the Salad Bar Project Michelle Mascarenhas, Occidental College, Los Angeles 3:00 Q&A Session 3:30–3:50 Break 3:50 Publicly Funded Agricultural Research—Perspective from the Biological Sciences Cal Qualset, University of California, Davis

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Publicly Funded Agricultural Research and the Changing Structure of U.S. Agriculture 4:20 Creating a Small Farm Research and Education Program in a Traditional Context James Zuiches, Washington State University 4:50 Role of ESCOP and Linkages 5:20 Q&A Session 5:50 Closing Remarks Anthony S.Earl, Committee Chair 6:00 Adjourn