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Boyer Colloquium

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

7:00 PM

Location: Zoom™

Water, Water Everywhere: Farming and Local Community
Resilience in the Face of Climate Challenges

Highland Community College will host speakers Margaret Krome and Dr. Eric Booth for discussions about the impacts of climate on local agriculture and our communities. Krome is the Policy Program Director for Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in East Troy, Wisconsin working to develop programs and policies which support an ethical and responsible agricultural system. Booth is an Assistant Research Scientist for Hyrdroecology at the University of Wisconsin studying the interactions between water, land, climate, and humans.

Impacts of climate challenges to farmers and the broader society will be shared. Possible solutions such as soil health practices, regenerative agriculture, and agricultural policy will be discussed.

Get the Zoom™ link here.
Meeting ID: 973 1640 6555
Passcode: 900143
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Click here for the student presentation at 9:30 a.m. on April 20.

Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121

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