Two lectures examining agriculture and the environment will be presented Thursday, April 18, by the University of Minnesota’s Department of Soil, Water and Climate.
The lectures – free and open to the public – are part of the department’s Larson-Allmaras lecture series.
The lectures will be:
- “Global Climate Change and Agriculture,” presented by Ron Follett, a research leader in the Soil-Plant-Nutrient Research Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- “Nitrate Losses in the Tile-Drained Cornbelt: Why Reducing Them is so Difficult,” presented by Mark B. David, a professor of natural resources and environmental sciences at the University of Illinois.
The lectures will be presented from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 335 of Borlaug Hall on the university of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.