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Meeting of USDA’s Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 9:00am to Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 5:00pm

Recognizing the increasing complexity and diversity of U.S. agriculture, in 2011 USDA established the Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture, commonly referred to as AC 21, to address managing important issues concerning agricultural coexistence. The committee will meet December 14th and 15th, 2015. The 22 committee members serving on AC 21 include OTA’s Executive Director/CEO Laura Batcha, and OTA members Lynn Clarkson of Clarkson Grain Company, Michael Funk of UNFI, Melissa Hughes of CROPP Cooperative/Organic Valley and OTA’s Board President, and Mary-Howell Martens of Lakeview Organic Grain LLC.

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