College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Sustainable Ag Tuesdays - Free Lecture Series

Author: 
Becky Jones

Are you interested in topics relating to sustainability? Curious about the role of agriculture in environmental, social, and economic issues - including the food you eat? You are invited to the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) for Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays. 

The Sustainable "Ag" Tuesdays series consists of several free lecture events for the University of Maryland community. Join us in person in 1123 Jull Hall, or tune in online for live streaming of the following topics:

    March 12, 2019            

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    Industrial Hemp: Potential Profits and Pitfalls

    March 26, 2019 

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.             

    The Resilient Farmer: Managing Stress on The Farm

    April 2, 2019              

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    Insects as a Sustainable Source of Food Protein: Challenges and Opportunities

    • Rohan Tikekar, Department of Nutrition and Food Science
    • Peter Coffey, University of Maryland Extension
    • Tune in Online: go.umd.edu/eatinsects

    April 9, 2019

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    An Introduction to Anti-Racism Principles for Transformed Food Systems

    • Soyun Park, Forward Movement Consulting
    • In Person Interactive Session Only

    April 23, 2019

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    Urban Agriculture, Food Justice, and Economic Empowerment

    • Neith Little, University of Maryland Extension
    • Mariya Strauss, Farm Alliance of Baltimore
    • Denzel Mitchell, Strength 2 Love 2 Farm
    • Tune in Online: go.umd.edu/SATurbanag

    May 7, 2019

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    Strategies for Adapting Cropping Systems to Climate Change

    May 12, 2019

    1123 Jull Hall, 6:00 p.m.

    An Introduction to Sustainable Livestock Production

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    Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays are part of the campus-wide Sustainable Tuesdays lecture series co-sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the School of Architecture, and the UMD Office of Sustainability.

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