Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018
The Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium will host candidates for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in advance of the upcoming November 6 elections. Participants include Democratic candidate Tim Gannon and Libertarian candidate Rick Stewart.
Thursday, 04 Oct 2018
"Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation: What We Can Expect," William Schlesinger, member of the NAS and former director of the Cary Institute and former Dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. Improved soil management is increasingly pursued to ensure food security for the world's rising global population, with the ancillary benefit of storing carbon in soils to lower the threat of climate change.
Mike Draper is the owner of RAYGUN, the Des Moines-based T-shirt company known for its Iowa-themed apparel with its own quirky and unique sense of humor.
Saturday, 06 Oct 2018
Come and enjoy the food sourced from the local food system of Ames, Iowa. Featuring local chefs serving creative and specialty dishes. Come celebrate with food, live music, Lacewing Acres farm tours, and farmer presentations!