Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Agriculture Without Borders

It's not too late! Registration for the U.S. Agriculture Information Network (USAIN) 2010 Conference at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, is still open through April 19, 2010!

Updated details on programming and speakers of this Conference can be found here:

A few highlights include:
  • Dr. John Ikerd and Matthew Jose, "Local Food: Revolution and Reality"
  • Dr. Gebisa Ejeta "Serving Humanity through Science: a U.S. Land Grant Spirit"
  • Dr. Keith M. Moore, Dr. Corinne Valdivia, and Dr. Elizabeth Ransom "Negotiating local change in Globalized Agriculture"
  • Dr. John Thor Arnason, "Traditional botanical knowledge meets modern
  • science: (and the mystery of the Crystal Skull)"

For more information, contact:
Marianne Stowell Bracke, Agricultural Sciences Information Specialist Associate Professor of Library Science Purdue University Libraries, mbracke@purdue.edu, (765) 496-9620

~ Madeleine Charney, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, W.E.B. Du Bois Library

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