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Logo: USDA Beltsville Area Distinguished Lecture Series

Lectures are held in the Building 003 Auditorium, usually at 10:30 a.m. Watch this page for information on specific lectures

2007-08 Lectures

Dr. Otto C. Doering III
From Biofuels to the Agricultural Landscape: Where Are We Headed?
Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Wednesday, October 17, 10:30 am

Dr. Pedro A. Sanchez
The African Green Revolution, Millenium Villages and Food Aid
Director, Tropical Agriculture and Rural Environment Program, The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Wednesday, October 24, 1:30 pm

Dr. Raymond Rodriguez
Nutritional Genomics: Linking Agriculture, Nutrition and Genomics to Human Health
Center of Excellence in Nutritional Genomics, University of California, Davis
Wednesday, January 23, 10:30 am

Dr. John Norman
Applying Site-Specific Research in Crop Production and Environmental Protection to Farm Management
Professor, Department of Soil Science, Forest Ecology and Management Sciences, University of Wisconsin
Thursday, February 28, 10:30 am

Dr. Richard Flavell
Tomorrow's Plant Breeding for Dedicated Energy Crops
Chief Scientific Officer, Ceres, Inc.
Wednesday, April 2, 10:30 am

Dr. Donald Sparks
Shining Light on Biogeochemical Processes in the Earth's Critical Zone
Chairperson, Plant and Soil Science, University of Delaware
Wednesday, June 11, 10:30 am