Save the Date: an Evening with Dr. John Ikerd

March 16, 2018, 7:00 pm

IPFW Rhinehart Music Center

The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, writes and speaks on issues related to sustainability with an emphasis on agriculture and economics. Raised on a small dairy farm in southwest Missouri, he approaches the subject from an academic perspective and first-hand knowledge in the private sector. Open to the community, this lecture will address the impact of large scale or industrial farming on our environment and watersheds. Dr. Ikerd will speak about the challenges we face and take questions from the audience. Dr. Ikerd received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri and spent thirty years in various professorial positions at four different state universities during his career. He is the author of six published books and one free online book, which can be located through his websites: http:// faculty.missouri.edu/ikerdj/ or http://johnikerd.com. Sponsored by Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP), Indiana CAFO Watch, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne.