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Former ag secretaries featured at Heuermann Lecture PDF E-mail

Feeding the world is the topic when four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture discuss "The Land-Grant Mission of 2012 – Transforming Agriculture for the 2050 World" Friday, Sept. 28, at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 12th and R.

The 7:30 p.m. event is the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2012-2013 season. It features these former agricultural secretaries: Nebraska’s U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns, Nebraska native Clayton Yeutter, John Block and Dan Glickman.

The lecture is free, but tickets are needed. Free general admission tickets are available by calling the Lied Center ticket office – 402-472-4747 in the Lincoln area, or toll-free 1-800-432-3231.

Jeff Raikes, chief executive officer of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ronnie Green, University of Nebraska vice president and Harlan vice chancellor, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will moderate the discussion.

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