Iowa Farmer Howard Vlieger Talks About GMOs

Southern Oregon University

Stevenson Student Union- Rogue River Room, First Floor

1118 Siskiyou Blvd.

 

Info: Presentation sponsored by ECOS and Rogue Farm Corp

From Standing Stone, head south on 99/Siskiyou Blvd.  The best place to park is lot #29 (a Visitors Parking).  Walk up the ramp, away from the street, and follow the path to the right and enter through the plaza doors.  Head to the left to find the Rogue River Room.  http://www.sou.edu/assets/parking/docs/parking-map.pdf

 

Howard Vlieger is a third generation family farmer who has been a “student of the soil,” studying why and how the soil works as it does, since 1989.  Howard lives on the family farm where he was born and raised in northwest Iowa. He assists his son with some of the farming duties.   Since 1992 Howard has been a crop nutrition advisor and has founded two companies to help family farmers reduce their dependency on chemical- based farming and transition to biological and or organic production.  Howard works and teaches as an independent crop nutrition advisor, helping crop and livestock farmers all across the US. 

Howard also works with scientists and researchers around the world to develop effective solutions, based on the latest science, for the real-life problems farmers are experiencing because of GMO crops and the chemicals used in growing them. Howard is a co-author and the primary coordinator of a first of its kind scientific study: the feeding of GMO grain and non-GMO grain to hogs for their lifetime as a meat animal.  Howard is an internationally recognized speaker on the topic of GMOs. He believes people deserve to be educated and know what is in their food.   

WHEN
January 28, 2014 at 6pm - 9pm
WHERE
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
United States
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