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2001 National Public Policy Education Conference

The 2001 National Public Policy Education Conference was cancelled due to the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001. The conference was to have been Sept. 16-19 in San Antonio, TX. Papers that were to have been presented at this meeting are posted as they were received.

EVOLVING AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL POLICY
Mike Martin, University of Florida

RESPONDING TO CHALLENGES FACING RURAL GOVERNMENTS
Chair: Michael Dougherty, West Virginia University

Overview of Rural Governance Issues Don Lacy, Ohio State University
Remarks
Working Effectively with Local Governments Lynn Harvey, Michigan State University
Remarks
Financing Local Government Tim Kelsey, Pennsylvania State University
Remarks

EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF EXTENSION PUBLIC ISSUES EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Chair: Katey Walker, Kansas State University

Kay Rockwell, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Remarks
Howard Ladewig, University of Florida
Remarks

ECONOMIC ISSUES OF AN AGING POPULATION
Chair: Don Bower, University of Georgia

Financing Security in Later Life – An Extension Initiative Nancy Granovsky, Texas A&M University
Remarks
What are the Policy Issues? Catherine Hawes, Texas A&M University
Implications for Extension Programming Judy Warren, Texas A&M University

INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN FINANCING GROWTH MANAGEMENT: BEYOND PACE AND TDRs
Chair: Andy Seidl, Colorado State University

Innovative Incentive-Based Strategies for Growth Management Yancey McLeod, South Carolina
Creative Financing of Growth Management Programs Robert C. Wagner, American Farmland Trust
Evaluating Regional Strategies to Manage Growth Larry Libby, Ohio State University
Remarks

GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS: WHOSE CHOICE, WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY?
Moderator: Kay Haaland, Washington State University

Consumer Preferences and GMO Policy Virginia Hillers, Washington State University
Remarks
Bringing Ethics into the GMO Discussion Jeffrey Burkhardt, University of Florida
Remarks

CHANGING RURAL WORKFORCE
Moderator: Bo Beaulieu, Southern Rural Development Center

An Overview of Agricultural Workforce Policy Issues Phil Martin, University of California-Davis

Remarks

Workforce Extension Programs at the Local Level Denise Blanton, University of Florida
Remarks

FOOD SECURITY AND HUNGER
Chair: Michael McKinney, University of Florida

Jenna Anding, Texas A&M University
Remarks
Barbara Wallace, RESULTS

THE FARM BILL – EVOLUTION OR REVOLUTION?
Chair: Larry Sanders, Oklahoma State University

Status and Issues David Schweikhardt, Michigan State University
Producer Perspectives and Concerns Brad Lubben, Kansas State University
Consumer Perspective Helen Jensen, Iowa State University
Policy/Program Alternatives and Consequences Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University
Congressional Staff Perspective Craig Jagger, House Committee on Agriculture

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