Molly Jahn to speak at lecture series

May 7, 2017
Challenges of Feeding the World in 2050
Molly Jahn, Professor, UW-Madison Agronomy and Genetics departments

Molly is participating in a lecture series titled “Farming, Food, and Responsible Fruitfulness” organized by Bethel Lutheran Church’s environmental awareness program. The lectures, which take place at the church at 10 a.m. on various Sundays between Oct. 16 – May 7, cover topics such as relationships and challenges of agriculture and food distribution, land, water and energy use, urban and rural connections, food for the future, and food for the planet.

See more information on the lecture series here.

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