Briefing – Too Hot, Too Wet, Too Dry: Building Resilient Agroecosystems – March 20, 2013

Join the Global Harvest Initiative and the Daugherty Water for Food Institute for a briefing on March 20, 2013. We will recognize United Nations World Water Day by hosting “Too Hot, Too Wet, Too Dry: Building Resilient Agroecosystems.”

The discussion will focus on domestic drought, climate change, and Congress’s role in advancing food security. Experts include Dr. Cathie WotekiUSDA Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics; Mark SvobodaNational Drought Mitigation Center Climatologist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Joel LipsitchJohn Deere Director of Business Integration and Strategy; and April Hemmes, cattle and grain farmer.

To participate in this event, email Catherine Pepper at with your name, title, and office/organization. You do not need to be congressional staff to attend.

Capitol Hill Briefing - Too Hot, Too Wet, Too Dry - Building Resilient Agroecosystems - March 20, 2013; 2:00 -3:00 PM - 328A Russell Senate Office Building

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