Fall 2017 GEN100 Expert Speaker Series

Friday, September 8th – 3:00-3:50

Amanda Hege on Hunger, Food Security, and Malnutrition

 

Tuesday, September 12th, 12:30-1:30pm  

Nic Williamson on Urban Forestry

 

Wednesday, September 13 - 3-3:50 

Dr. Debra Aaron -- Did you know…? FAQs about Animal Agriculture

 

Thursday, September 14 -- 5:00-6:00 

Lori Garkovich -- Land Use - social issues

 

Friday, September 15 -- 12:00-12:50

Julie Plasencia – Topics in Dietetics and Human Nutrition

  

Monday, September 18 8-9am

Wendy Young or Michelle Coker on School Nutrition

 

Monday, September 18 -- 4:00-5:00 

Melissa Newman – Food Safety  

Tuesday, September 19 -- 5:00-6:00

Rebecca McCulley - Climate Change & implications for Ag

  

Wednesday, September 20 -- 12:00-12:50pm 

Chris Matocha - Soils

  

Thursday, September 21 -- 4:30-5:20

Ryan Koch on Community Gardens

 

Friday, September 22 - 12:00-12:50

Tom Keene - Hemp

 

Monday, September 25 – 4:00 – 4:50

Betsy Beymer-Farris - Why it Matters to Understand the Politics of the Environment

 

Tuesday, September 26 – 8:15-9:05am

Carmen Agouridis on Watershed Protection

  

Tuesday, September 26 – 3:30-4:20         

Scott Smith Smith – Farm to campus foods at UK

 

Wednesday, September 27 - 2:00-2:50

Julie Zimmerman on Rurality 

Thursday, September 28  – 5:00-6:00

Brooke Gentile - Organics in KY

 

 Friday, September 29  – 11:00-11:50

Lee Meyer–  Kentucky’s tobacco legacy and the buyout investments in the Ky ag economy 

Tuesday, October 10 – 9:30-10:20

John Piotti, President of American Farmland Trust (www.farmland.org) – no farms, no food 

All expert speaker seminars from Fall 2016 (audio only) are available here.