Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Lectures Live Green Student activities
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"Communicating Science through Stories in Film: A Dialogue about Agricultural Sustainability and Soil," with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia and Kate Scow, professor of soil science at the University of California, Davis.

Deborah Koons Garcia is a filmmaker whose projects include Symphony of the Soil and The Future of Food. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute and runs her own production company, Lily Films. Kate Scow is a professor of soil science and a soil microbial ecologist at the University of California at Davis, where she also directs the Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility. Scow worked with Garcia on Symphony of the Soil, an artistic exploration of soil science and its role in tackling some of the most challenging environmental issues of our time.