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Agriculture’s Role in the New Carbon Economy
December 17-18, 2007
Monday, December 17
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00-1:15: Welcome and Introduction – Chuck Rice, KSU
session: Progress in Measuring and Monitoring within Agricultural Systems
1:15-1:45: Nitrous oxide monitoring in agriculture – Cesar Izaurralde, Pacific Northwest National Lab
COMET and scaling up issues – Rich Conant,
4:15-5:00: Carbon trading programs for agriculture – Nathan Clark, Chicago Climate Exchange
7 p.m. Banquet
“Cap-and-Trade: Is Federal Legislation Coming?” –
Tuesday, December 18
Agriculture's Role in the New Carbon Economy
8:15-9:00: Resource needs, sustainability issues, and life-cycle assessments associated with biofuel development – Richard Nelson, Kansas State University
9:00-9:45: Modeling the impact of cellulosic ethanol production on soil carbon – Scott Staggenborg, Kansas State University
10:15-11:00: California’s Global Warming Solutions Act: How Does It Impact Agriculture? – Cynthia Cory, California Farm Bureau
11:00-11:45: Environmental impact of climate change on Kansas – Johannes Feddema, University of Kansas
Afternoon session: Agriculture’s Role in the New Carbon Economy
1:30-2:15: Economics of ethanol industry adopting cellulosic technology – Mike Woolverton, Kansas State University
2:15-3:00: Agricultural management of soil carbon in
3:00-3:45: IPCC Report and the Nobel Peace Prize – Chuck Rice, Kansas State University
Questions and forum wrap-up
Questions? Contact Steve Watson, Kansas State University, 785-532-7105, email@example.com
Conference information, presentations, and papers are available at http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/ctec/Fall_Forum.htm
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