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Release: April 23, 2001

ISU's Kirschenmann to deliver talk April 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Fred Kirschenmann, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University, will present the program, "Can a New Vision for Agriculture Serve the Economy, the Ecology and the Community?" at 1 p.m. Friday, April 27 in Montgomery Hall on the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

A free lunch featuring locally grown foods will be served at noon. The talk is open to the public and requires no sign-up. Seating for the luncheon is limited; call or e-mail Dave Riley at (319) 335-4550 or cheec@uiowa.edu by Tuesday, April 24.

The University of Iowa Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination, the UI Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, the Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health will sponsor the event.