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Iowa Ag Review

Abstract

On March 1 and 2, 1999, the National Forum for Agriculture annual conference took place in the Scheman Building at Iowa State University. This year’s conference, “Climate Change and the Implications for Agriculture and Energy,” focused on the science of global climate change and related policy issues affecting agriculture, the U.S. economy, and the world. Speakers and participants included representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy; the European Parliament; the White House Climate Task Force; the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; the Iowa Utilities Board; MidAmerican EnergyCo.; Alliant Energy; Optimum Quality Grains; and several universities.