ERIC Number: ED435313
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar-2
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Agricultural Research & Education: Serving the Nation. A University Science and Education Exhibit on Capitol Hill, March 2, 1999.
National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.
The brochure describes an agricultural science and education exhibition presented by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges in a Cannon House office building in Washington, DC on March 2, 1999. It gives background information on: three areas in which scientific research and education in the agricultural sciences should receive increased funding in order to meet the challenges posed by the global economy; the need to provide a safe and nutritious food supply; and the need to conserve resources for the future. Recent breakthroughs that are the result of agricultural science and education are highlighted. A list of exhibits and their originating institutions and a list of member institutions are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Agricultural Education, College Programs, Conservation (Environment), Economic Climate, Extension Education, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, International Trade, Land Grant Universities, Nutrition, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Public Relations, Research Projects, State Universities, Technological Advancement
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, 1307 New York Ave., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-4701. Tel: 202-478-6040. For full text:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.