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Briefing Date:06/29/2010
Topic:Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee on Twenty-First Century Systems Agriculture

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Congressional Briefing
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

1306 Longworth House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.

on

Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century

This new report, from the National Academies, examines the science and policies that influence the adoption of farming practices and management systems that could reduce the costs and environmental effects of agricultural production.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on June 29, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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