LECTURE TO FOCUS ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
Nationally recognized sustainable farming advocate Jim Horne will deliver a public lecture in Auburn tonight (Feb. 23), as part of the Auburn University College of Agriculture's E.T. York Distinguished Lecture Series.
Horne, president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma-based Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, will discuss "Emerging Food Systems: Creating Opportunities for Farmers and Rural Communities" in the lecture, which will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the AU Hotel and Dixon Conference Center. The lecture series, which is free and open to the public, will continue Feb. 24, when Horne will give a technical presentation specifically on achieving sustainability on farms and ranches in the South. That lecture is set for 3:30 p.m. in Room 207 of AU's Comer Hall. For more information call Bill Hardy at (334) 844-5620.