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Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise

FROM THE USDA OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS and USDA NIFA:

Friday December 7, 2012, at 2:30 pm (EST), we hope you’ll tune in to the live webcast of an event at the White House’s Eisenhower Executive Office Building to see Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and Dr. Catherine Woteki participate in the release of a report from the President’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology (PCAST), “Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise.” Dr. John Holdren, White House Director of Science and Technology Policy and co-chair of the Report committee, and Dr. Dan Schrag will present the report’s recommendations to the Administration about the need for a new “Innovation Ecosystem” as the future of agricultural research. Drs. Merrigan and Woteki will also make remarks.

We hope you can tune in to the address below at 1 pm (EST) to view this important presentation about agriculture research:

VIDEO LIVECAST: This event will be live-streamed on the Web. To watch live (no registration required) or for an archived stream, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. Then please click on Webcast in the left column.

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