Increased renewable energy production from bio-resources will significantly increase competition for agricultural and natural resources. It also will intensify land use issues among food, fuel, fiber, urbanization, and environmental services. These complex changes will produce global economic and environmental impacts that will not be universally beneficial.
Please join us for presentations by two of the nation’s leading experts on this issues, and discussion of how these issues affect Minnesota.
May 1st, 2007
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
335 Borlaug Hall
Master of Ceremonies: Steve Taff
Opening of Symposium: Allen S. Levine
- Economic Impacts: Markets, Consumers, and Communities
- Environmental Challenges and Opportunities in Biofuel Feedstock Production
Break - 15 minutes
Roundtable Panel Discussion
Closing of Symposium - F. Abel Ponce de Leon