Is Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture Possible?

Sieg Snapp

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 at 7:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Sieglinde Snapp is a professor of soils and cropping systems ecology at Michigan State University. She will discuss her work in Africa and the U.S. using agroecology as a framework for developing environmentally friendly, and farmer-relevant agricultural systems. Snapp’s research addresses harnessing biology in service of sustainable intensification, with innovations such as doubled up legumes and perennializing of field crops. She is committed to participatory research and extension programming to address farmer constraints. The mother-and-baby trial design she developed linking research trials with on-farm experimentation has been adopted by agronomists and plant breeders around the globe. Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Keynote

A poster session and reception will precede the lecture, 5:30-7:00pm, in the South Ballroom.

Cosponsored By:
  • Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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