Heuermann Lecture

Andrea Durkin (left), editor-in-chief of TradeVistas; Darci Vetter (center), diplomat in residence at Nebraska; and Brian Kuehl, executive director of Farmers for Free Trade, discuss how international trade affects rural America during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season March 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Andrea Durkin (left), editor-in-chief of TradeVistas; Darci Vetter (center), diplomat in residence at Nebraska; and Brian Kuehl, executive director of Farmers for Free Trade, discuss how international trade affects rural America during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season March 13 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Heuermann Lecture Highlights Impact of Trade on Daily Life March 15, 2018

This week's Heuermann Lecture featured two speakers who have developed tools to help growers learn about global trade and markets and become advocates for trade policies on their own behalf. They featured the work of TradeVistas and Farmers for Free Trade.

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Heuermann Lecture Looks at Local Impact of Global Trade March 13 March 8, 2018

What are the local impacts of global changes and what do they mean for Nebraska? These are two of the questions that will be addressed during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season March 13 in Lincoln.

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Donnie Smith
Donnie Smith, former president and CEO of Tyson Foods, speaks about global food security during the Heuermann Lecture Jan. 9 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. (Photo by Craig Chandler/University Communication)

Smith Challenges Ag Industry To Tell Real Story Of Food Production January 12, 2018

According to Donnie Smith, it's time for the agricultural industry to take back the story of food production. Smith delivered the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season Jan. 9 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

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Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Impact of Nebraska Immigrants September 28, 2017

Lourdes Gouveia, professor emerita of sociology and co-founder of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will give the first Heuermann Lecture of the season on October 3. 

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Arthur Kawamura

Water and Global Resources Focus of April Heuermann Lecture March 29, 2017

Former California Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Gen "A.G." Kawamura will discuss water and global resources during the next Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Mark Poeschl, CEO of National FFA

Poeschl Urges All to Take Responsibility in Feeding the World January 12, 2017

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn't lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone, according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation.

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Heuermann Lecture Focus on Innovative Food and Agricultural Research April 20, 2016

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26. Rockey will highlight new ways of thinking about public-private partnerships and how to leverage collaboration to drive innovation in food and agriculture.

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UNL Heuermann Speakers Clayton Yeutter and Darci Vetter
UNL Heuermann Speakers Clayton Yeutter and Darci Vetter

Jan. 12 Heuermann Lecture to Focus on International Trade December 21, 2015

The history and vision for the future of international trade for U.S. agriculture will be the subject of the next Heuermann Lecture on Jan. 12. Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, and Darci Vetter, the chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, will have a panel discussion.

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