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Labor and Automation Effects on Social Sustainability and Resilience in U.S. Agriculture

September 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Labor and Automation Effects on Social Sustainability and Resilience in U.S. Agriculture

Board on Agricultural and Natural Resources (BANR)
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Hosted by Washington State University
September 7, 2022

Location: Tri-Cities campus, Richland, WA
Tri-Cities airport is in Pasco, WA (PSC).
Headquarter hotel: The Lodge at Columbia Point, 530 Columbia Point Dr., Richland, WA 99352
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Location: WSU-Tri-Cities East Auditorium, Richland, WA

8:30 Welcome to the Workshop –Charles Rice, BANR Chair, Agronomy, Kansas State University
8:40 Welcome to WSU –Kirk Schulz, President Washington State University System; Christopher Keane, VPR, WSU, and Wendy Powers, Dean, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, WSU.
8:50 Innovations in Specialty Crop Harvest Technologies –Manoj Karkee, Biological Systems Engineering, WSU
9:20 Innovations in Dairy Technologies – Marcos Marcondes, WSU Animal Science
9:50 Economic implications of adoption of labor-saving technologies –David Zilberman, NASEM member, Ag. and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
10:20 Break
10:35 Social implications of labor-saving technologies –Leland Glenna, Rural Sociology, Penn State University
11:10 Future Prospects for Farm Labor –Diane Charlton Ag. and Resource Economics, Montana State University
11:40 Panel: Ines Hanrahan, Executive Director of the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission; Karina Gallardo, Economics, WSU; Tomás Madrigal, Community to Community Development (C2C) and Washington State Dept. of Health; Steve Mantle, Founder & CEO of innov8.ag, a Walla Walla Washington-based AgTech startup and Microsoft-partnered company.
12:25 Closing remarks –Jill McCluskey, BANR member, Economics, WSU
12:30 Adjourn

 

Details

Date:
September 7
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/labor-and-automation-effects-on-us-agriculture-tickets-405418436457

Venue

The Lodge at Columbia Point, 530 Columbia Point Dr., Richland, WA 99352
530 Columbia Point Dr.,
Richland, WA 99352 United States
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Washington State University