Tomorrow’s Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) International Programs Office is offering a seminar with speakers Dr. Pamela Ronald and Dr. Raoul Adamchak.

Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food

Date: September 30, 2010; 12:00 pm

Location: 800 9th St. SW, Washington, DC (Waterfront Centre) Room 4103

Pamela Ronald is Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis, where she studies the role that genes play in a plant's response to its environment. Her laboratory has genetically engineered rice for resistance to diseases and flooding, both of which are serious problems of rice crops in Asia and Africa. Ronald is co-author with her husband, Raoul Adamchak, an organic farmer, of "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetic and the Future of Food".
More details are forthcoming, so please reserve the date!

Webinar capabilities will be available for those who wish to join online.

For more details please contact Edwin Lewis at elewis@nifa.usda.gov or Shree Khalid at skhalid@nifa.usda.gov

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