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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

4rd Annual BA-UMD Fall Symposium
Trends in Agriculture

Organic Agriculture:
Food, health and Ecosystems

Thursday, November 13, 2014

National Agricultural Library
Abraham Lincoln Building
10301 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351

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Early registration is encouraged as walk ins will not be guaranteed a lunch

The goals of the Annual Trends in Agriculture Fall Symposium series, sponsored jointly by Beltsville Area (BA) Agricultural Research Service of the USDA and the University of Maryland (UMD) are:

  1. Provide a forum for discussions of current and future trends in agriculture, and how trends may impact scientific research, agriculture, the environment, and society
  2. Foster collaboration between UMD and BA
The Symposium will host internationally recognized speakers and bring together regional scientists, students, policy makers, and other interested parties for an exciting look at current and emerging issues in agriculture.


Kathleen Merrigan

Key Note Speaker
Dr. Kathleen Merrigan
USDA Deputy Secretary of Agriculture (2009-2013). Executive Director of the Sustainability Institute, George Washington University


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In any formal program or handout pertaining to this event, we would appreciate a note that indicates the event was supported in part by FAR-B. This notation helps FAR-B maintain its tax-exempt status. A copy should be sent to FAR-B; PO Box 1061; Beltsville, MD 20704. If the event consists of a reception or lunch, either an announcement or a poster should indicate participation by FAR-B.

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Last Modified: 8/8/2014
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