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APPEND TX C A National Research Council Public Workshop OPPORTUNITIES IN AGRICULTURE: A VISION FOR USDA'S FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH IN THE 21ST CENTURY May 22-23, 2001 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Green Building, Room 104 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20418 WORKSHOP AGENDA Tuesday, May 22, 2001 Session 1: 9:00-10:45 am Title: Future Views Moderator: Franklin Loew, President, Becker College Discussant: Barbara Glenn, Federation of Animal Science Societies Kate Clancy, Henry A. Wallace Center for Agricultural & Environmental Policy at Winrock International Topic: Future agriculture and food systems (including organic farming) 177
178 APPENDIX C Montague Demment, Director, Global Livestock Collaborative Research Support Program, University of California, Davis Topic: Globalization: Revolution and evolution for American agriculture Marilyn Jorgensen, Jorg-Anna Farms Partnership Topic: Research needs of production agriculture Walter Armbruster, Farm Foundation Topic: Research needs for agricultural alternatives Anne Sydnor, Food Marketing Institute Topic: Grocery stores and future food systems, including impact of tech- nology such as shopping online Session 2: Title: Moderator: 11:00 am-12:45 pm Unifying Research Issues William Ogren, Retired Research Leader, Agricultural Research Service, USDA Discussant: Charles Krueger, Department of Agronomy, Pennsylvania State University Dick Amerman, Agricultural Research Service, USDA Mike O'Neill, Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service, USDA Gerald Larson, Office of Budget and Program Analysis, USDA Topic: Panel discussion on interdisciplinary research A success story (Water Quality Project) ,lerry Gillespie, Joint Institute for Food Safety Research Topic: Pulling agencies together for joint research efforts A success story in the making? Fran Pierce, Washington State University Topic: Precision agriculture, bioinformatics, forecasting technologies (include relationship between food, feed, fiber, and energy) Jill Auburn, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Programs, CSREES, USDA Topic: Discovering and extending information Retooling the system George Norton, Virginia Tech Topic: Impact assessment and tools for evaluating research productivity and quality
APPENDIX C LUNCH BREAK (available in basement Refectory) 12:45-1:45 pm Session 3: 1:45-3:15 pm Title: Selected Food and Health Topics Moderator: Susan Harlander, President, BIOrational Consultants, Inc. Discussant: Donna Porter, Specialist in Life Sciences, Congressional Research Service 179 Roger A. Sunde, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri Topic: Research needs for human nutrition (including effects of genomics) Caroline Smith-DeWaal, Center for Science in the Public Interest Topic: Consumer concerns about agriculture research Catherine E. Woteki, former Undersecretary for Food Safety, USDA Topic: Research structure and ethics leading to food systems for healthy populations Clare Hasler, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Topic: Functional foods and impact on health and society Session 4: 3:30-5:00 pm Stakeholder Open Forum (pre-registered speakers) (10 min. time limit) Moderator: Susan Harlander, President, BIOrational Consultants, Inc. Steve Derrenbacher, Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium, Woodsboro, MD Karl Glasener, CoFARM, Washington, DC Bob Hedberg, Weed Science Society of America, Washington, DC Robert Donaldson, American Society of Plant Physiologists, Rockville, MD Terry Wolf, President, National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research, Homer, IL Wednesday, May 23, 2001 Session 5: 9:00-10:45 am Title: Economic and Social Development Moderator: Carol Keiser, President, C-BAR Cattle Company, Inc. Discussant: Charles Riemenschneider, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
180 Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University APPENDIX C Topic: Structure of agriculture Trends and needs including antitrust, in- dustry consolidation, small farmer survival Bruce L. Gardner, University of Maryland Topic: Labor migration issues, implications of increase in meat demand, trends toward niche markets, global climate change and shift in production patterns Louis Swanson, Colorado State University (presentation delivered by Cornelia Flora) Topic: Beyond agriculture: New policies for rural america Walter A. Hill, Tuskegee University Topic: Agricultural research concerns of underserved populations, par- ticularly in the South Neil Cowen, Dow Agro Topic: Technological choices for tomorrow, research in industry com- pared to REE, relationship of agriculture/food to pharmaceuticals Session 6: 11:00 am-12:45 pm Stakeholder Open Forum (pre-registered speakers) (10 min. time limit) Moderator: Carol Keiser, President, C-BAR Cattle Company, Inc. Jere Downing, Cranberry Institute, Wareham, MA Robert Earl, National Food Processors Association, Washington, DC Esther Myers, American Dietetic Association, Chicago, IL Charles Scifres, Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Stephanie A. Smith, Institute of Food Technologists, Washington, DC Tamera Wagester, Council on Food, Agriculture & Resource Economics, Alexandria, VA LUNCH BREAK (available in basement Refectory) 12:45-1:45 pm Session 7: 1:45-3:15 pm Title: Environmental Quality and Natural Resources Moderator: Phil Robertson, Michigan State University Discussant: LaReesa Wolfenbarger, University of Nebraska, Omaha
APPENDIX C Ann Sorensen, American Farmland Trust Topic: Research needs to support conservation practices for farmers Kim Leval, Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Topic: Research needs to support sustainable agriculture 181 Mike Williams, Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center, North Carolina State University Topic: Research needs for problem solving in animal waste handling systems Rattan Lal, Ohio State University Topic: Soils Challenges and research needs Session 8: 3:30-5:00 pm Stakeholder Open Forum (pre-registered speakers) (10 min. time limit) Moderator: Phil Robertson, Michigan State University John B. Adams, National Milk Producers Federation, Washington, DC Richard A. Herrett, Agricultural Research Institute, Washington, DC Myron Johnsrud, Extension and Outreach Programs, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC Randall E. Torgerson, USDA, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Washington, DC