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2000 Albany, NY Presentations

The 50th National Public Policy Education Conference Albany, New York

September 17-20, 2000


The 2000 National Public Policy Education Conference was held, September 17-20, 2000, at the Albany Marriott Hotel, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, New York. Papers and presentations are being posted on this website as they were received to provide participants with useful resource materials. If you have any questions or comments, please contact David P. Ernstes at Texas A&M University.

The conference summary publication, Emerging Issues in Public Policy: Highlights of the 2000 National Public Policy Education Conference should be available in November/December 2000.  Conference Program


50 YEARS OF PUBLIC POLICY EDUCATION
R.J. Hildreth, Farm Foundation (ret.)
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BIOTECHNOLOGY, FOOD AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Moderator: Sonja Hillgren, Farm Journal Publishing

Moderated Panel Discussion Terry Medley, DuPont
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Greg Traxler, Auburn University
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Ian Sheldon, The Ohio State University
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THE EMERGING FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
Value Chains in the Livestock and Grains Sector Marvin Hayenga, Iowa State University
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Corporate Ownership of Genetics and Monopolization of Gene Pools John Bernard, University of Delaware
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LAND USE/WATER QUALITY - WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Roy Jeffrey, University of Connecticut
Water Resource Policy Keith Porter, Cornell University
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NEMO (Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials) Chester Arnold, University of Connecticut
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State Efforts to Regulate Land Use to Preserve Water Quality - The Chesapeake Bay Thomas Simpson, Maryland Department of Agriculture
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THE FUTURE OF RURAL AMERICA
Moderator: Mark Edelman, Iowa State University
The Changing Economics of Rural America Mark Drabenstott, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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The Politics of Rural Policy in an Urban Society Charles Fluharty, Rural Policy Research Institute
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Changes in Population Characteristics: Policy Implications for What's Ahead? Calvin Beale, Economic Research Service, USDA
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Innovations in Rural Telecommunications Policy: What's Happening at the State/Local Level? Sharon L. Strover, University of Texas
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Rural Enterprise Zones: Lessons Learned from Pilot Projects in Local Communities Cornelia Flora, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Iowa State University
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FINANCING AND DELIVERING RURAL HEALTH CARE
Moderator: Lois Wright Morton, Iowa State University
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Upcoming Book
Financing Health Care in America Forrest W. Calico, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Delivery of Health Care in Rural America Ken Oakley, Lake Plains Community Care Network
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THE GRAYING OF AMERICA
Aging Nationally and Locally: Where We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Headed Doug Wolf, Syracuse University
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Livable Communities for Seniors Patricia Pollak, Cornell University
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SMALL FARMS
Moderator: R. David Smith, Cornell University
ERS Small Farm Typology Bob Hoppe, Economic Research Service, USDA
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Panel of State Agriculture Commissioners Leon C. Graves, Vermont
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Nathan Rudgers, New York
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HOW FAIR 2002?
Moderator: Larry Sanders, Oklahoma State University
Historic Perspective on U.S. Agricultural Policy Lou Swanson, Colorado State University
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Current Federal Policy Discussions - 21st Century Commission Barry Flinchbaugh, Kansas State University
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