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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: ag@uidaho.edu

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The CALS Speaker Series aims to bring in distinguished guest speakers to provide our community with insightful perspectives on a variety of topics. All presentations are free and open to the public.

2020 CALS Speaker Series

Igniting Agricultural Innovation

CALS Speaker Series: Scott Hutchins

Educating Different Kinds of Minds

CALS Speaker Series: Temple Grandin

Food Evolution — Keynote

CALS Speaker Series: Alison Van Eenennaam

Food Evolution — Q&A session

CALS Speaker Series: Alison Van Eenennaam and Shelley McGuire

Innovations for 21st Century Food Systems

CALS Speaker Series: Sonny Ramaswamy

What’s For Dinner? A Guide to Understanding GMOs

CALS Speaker Series: Cara Santa Maria

Elevating the Discussion of Genetically Engineered Crops

CALS Speaker Series: Fred Gould

Past speakers

  • Scott Hutchins, USDA deputy under secretary for research, education and economics
    Topic: Igniting Agricultural Innovation
  • Tom Tomich, founding director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at the University of California, Davis
    Topic: Global Food Security and Sustainability: Food system disruptors and opportunities
  • Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum
    Topic: Out of Many, One: A Defining Moment for American Immigration
  • Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University and autism spokesperson
    Topic: Educating Different Kinds of Minds
  • Cliff Ohmart, retired senior scientist with SureHarvest
  • Alison Van Eenennaam, USDA NRSP-8 Cattle Genome Coordinator
    Shelley McGuire, director, Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Topic: Food Evolution
  • Randy Olson, a scientist-turned-filmmaker
    Topic: ABT Framework: The Communications Tool Science Has Been Needing
  • Cathy Kling, Charles F. Curtis Distinguished Professor of economics at Iowa State University
    Topic: Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?
  • Sonny Ramaswamy, director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
    Topic: Innovations for 21st Century Food Systems
  • Cara L. Santa Maria, M.S., science communicator and journalist
    Fred Gould, Distinguished University Professor, North Carolina State University
    Topic: What’s for Dinner? A Guide to Understanding GMOs

Contact

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2331
Moscow, ID 83844-2331

Phone: 208-885-6681

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: ag@uidaho.edu

Location