Irene M. Xiarchos is an Economist and policy analyst for the Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Office of the Chief Economist, USDA.
Lise Nelson Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Geography Penn State University
Jan Scholl Associate Professor, 4-H Curriculum Specialist, AESE
Whether you work in land use planning, resource protection, conservation, agriculture, academia, law, or real estate, or you are a local elected official, if your work involves a farmland preservation effort, don't miss this conference, the first of its kind in seven years! Make plans now to attend.
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's What Works Conference Series will be hosting a joint regional conference with the National Value Added Agriculture Conference on May 13-15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference theme is "Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities - Improving Connections Along the Supply Chain."