University Colloquium Series - We Have Ag!Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/acadaf/colloquium.html
It's All About Choice: Comparing the Merits of Organic & Conventional Farming
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Centennial Student Union, Ostrander Auditorium
The event, free and open to the public!
The format for each session will be a moderated panel discussion with an introduction, two-five speakers for five-eight minutes each, questions and open discussion for 20-30 minutes and closing remarks. All views are welcome. Deliberative discussions and light refreshments will follow each event.
President & General Manager - Dahlco Seeds, Inc. (family farm) - grows commercial corn and soybean seed - marketed worldwide
Degree in Agricultural Education - University of Minnesota
Minnesota Crop Improvement Bureau - Member
Minnesota State FFA Alumni Board - Member Wright County Farm Bureau - President
Third generation family farmer
Farming for 39 years
Assistant Manager of Dry Creek Red Angusan Farm (family farm) an organic crop and grass-fed beef farmer
Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Organic Certification - Staff Member
B.S. Agricultural Education, Double Minor in Applied Economics and Agriculture and Food Business Management - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Dairy Manager of Farms Reiland Farms, LLP (Partnership)
B.S. Animal Science, Minor Technical Communications - University of Minnesota
Local, State and Regional Dairy Promotion Boards - Representative for Dairy Farmers
Minnesota Farm Bureau - Member
Holstein and Jersey Cattle Associations - Member
Southeast Minnesota Ag Alliance - Founding Member
Conventional crop and pig farmer - Owner of CW Pork, Inc.
Martin County Pork Producers Association - Member
AgStar's Leadership Advisory Council - Member
Minnesota Pork Board - Member
County Corn and Soybean Board - Member
B.S. Secondary Education & Social Studies, Minor Political Science - Minnesota State University, Mankato
Blogger for Minnesota Farm Living
Public Relations Director, Minnesota Farm Bureau
USDA Certified Organic Farmer and a Conventional Farmer
American Farm Bureau Organic and Direct Marketing Issue Advisory Committee - Chair
Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors - Member
Minnesota Department of Agriculture Organic Advisory Task Force - Member
Lyon County Farm Bureau - Member
- It's All About Choice: Comparing the Merits of Organic & Conventional Farming
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
- Celebrating our History, Envisioning our Future as a Global AgriBusiness Epicenter
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
- New Farms for New Americans: Growing Food, Community & Wealth
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
- Water Quality in our Agriculture-Rich Region: Challenges & Opportunities
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Young Professionals Shaping the Future of Agriculture
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
- Hot Topics in Food, Agriculture & the Environment
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Stewarding our Natural Resources for Conservation & Agriculture
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Martin Mitchell - Professor of Geography, Distinguished Faculty Scholar - Agricultural and Energy Policies: Their Impact on Land Use in Rural Minnesota
Dr. Fei Yuan, Professor of Geography - Distinguished Faculty Scholar Collaborative Research on Precision Agriculture with China Agricultural University
Dr. Martin Mitchell & Dr. Fei Yuan - Climate Change and its Impacts on Minnesota’s Growing Season
- Water Quality in Minnesota: What are the Effects of Buffer Strips & Nitrate Testing?
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Jeremy Geske - Gislason & Hunter LLP
Dean Zimmerli - Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center
Bruce Tiffany - Farmer near the Redwood River Valley Watershed
Glen Groth - Farmer near the Mississippi River Watershed
Dr. Lee Tesdell - Professor of Technical Communication, Minnesota State University, Mankato
- AgriTech: New Technologies in Agriculture
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Canceled due to winter storm
- From the Farm to our Plates: Technology & Food
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Mark Post - August 2013 New York Times article
a medical doctor who is a professor of vascular physiology and chair of physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. An August 2013 New York Times article described how Post made a hamburger from cow muscle grown in a laboratory.
Joye Bond - Background
Minnesota State Mankato faculty member Joye Bond, an associate professor in the University's Department of Family Consumer Science. Bond teaches and advises in the food and nutrition and dietetics areas. Her specialty is food science.