The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area is hosting a program about
genetically modified organisms and the agriculture industry. It will be
held from 3 to 5 pm, Sunday, March 9, at Riverbend Church, 4214 N. Capitol of
Texas Highway, 78746.
The program is free and open to the public and will be in Riverbend's
Plaza View Room. From Loop 360, turn on Cedar Street and then onto the Riverbend Church campus.
•Kent Stewart, research chemist and member of one of the first committees to
evaluate the safety of GMO foods, will speak on "Genetically Modified Organisms: The Latest Step in a Long History of Animal and Plant Breeding."
•Julie Z. Ansley, Travis County agriculture extension agent, will cover two topics: "Understanding Our Nation's Agricultural Agencies from Partnerships to Funding" and "All About the Beef Industry."
more info: www.lwvaustin.org