Free Webinar Seminar Series on Agriculture and Climate

Posted by GIS talk On Monday, January 14, 2013
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Free SPRING Webinar Seminar Series 2013: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EMERGING SCIENTISTS IN AGRICULTURE & CLIMATE

WHAT: Our world is facing grand challenges related to natural resources (allocation, availability, efficiency of systems, etc.) with the need for scientists who can address these comprehensively. Learn from experienced scientists and leaders who will describe their work within the agriculture and climate sectors, the type of skillsets needed, and the current gaps and emerging needs within their specific area. This firsthand experience and knowledge will equip you with awareness of the opportunities and challenges present today across industry, academia, government, and agencies.

WHO: YOU! All Sustainable Corn Team Members are invited as well as others outside our team who have an interest. The seminars are free; the only requirement is the ability to connect via web and phone.

WHEN: Six seminars from Jan 16 to Feb 20. Seminars run 11:30 - 12:30 CT / 12:30 - 1:30 EST.

ATTEND: Connect from anywhere! Simply click on the weblink and call-in:

WEB: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/sustainablecorn/
PHONE: Call 888.450.5996 and enter passcode 424492 #

JAN 16 - Dennis Todey
Associate Professor and State Climatologist
South Dakota State University

JAN 23 - Richard Joost
Director of Supply Programs
United Soybean Board/SmithBucklin

JAN 30 - Pradip Das
Technology Prospecting Lead, Global Strategy/IFS
Monsanto Co.

FEB 6 - John Kadysewski
Director
American Carbon Registry at Winrock International

FEB 13 - Jim Gulliford
Executive Director
Soil and Water Conservation Society

FEB 20 - Joe Colletti
Senior Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Director, Experiment Station
Iowa State University

This seminar series is an educational effort of a regional collaborative project supported by the USDA-NIFA, Award No. 2011-68002-30190 “Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP): Climate Change, Mitigation, and Adaptation in Corn-based Cropping Systems.”

Questions?! Contact Lori Abendroth, CSCAP Project Manager, labend@iastate.edu or 515.294.5692


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