The Center for Deciphering Life’s Languages will host the lecture “Feeding and (Bio)Fueling a Crowded World” on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at noon in the Alumni Heritage Room in Teachout-Price.
Scott Swinton, professor of agriculture, food and resource economics at Michigan State University, will present the lecture, which fits in with the annual ethics theme of Food and Hunger.
At Michigan State, Swinton teaches ecological economics and agricultural production economics. His economic research on agricultural production and environmental management focuses on technology evaluation and policy analysis. He concentrates on problems involving ecosystem services, bioenergy, crop pest and nutrient management, precision agriculture, resource conservation, and management of risks to human health and incomes.