January 11, 2019, 10:00–11:30 a.m. A beverage reception will follow.
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
Sara Place, PhD, will clarify fact from fiction and highlight the complexity of a sustainable food system. Topics will include greenhouse gas emissions, upcycling, ecosystem services, and land use.
Sara Place is the senior director of sustainable beef production research at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. She oversees the Beef Checkoff-funded sustainability program, including using life-cycle assessment to benchmark the U.S. beef industry’s sustainability.