|Topic:||Frontiers in Agricultural Research: Food, Health, Environment, and Communities|
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee on Opportunities in Agriculture
Monday, December 9, 2002 -- 3:00 p.m.
328A Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Tuesday, December 10, 2002 -- 10:00 a.m.
1301 Longworth House Office Bldg.
Frontiers in Agricultural Research: Food, Health, Environment, and Communities
Laurian J. Unnevehr, Professor, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Chair, Committee on Opportunities in Agriculture, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
As requested by Congress in the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (PL 105-185), this new report evaluates the quality of research sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and recommends directions for future research.
These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on December 10, 2002 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.