Think Tank on Agriculture

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm


Tuesday, March 26th, 2019



Social 6:00-6:30 p.m.           

Dinner: 6:30-7:00 p.m.               

Program: 7:00-8:00 p.m.



Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen, Ames



Dr. James Reecy, Professor of Animal Science; Associate Vice President for Research

Dr James Dickson, Professor of Animal Science, Professor in Charge, Food Safety Consortium

Dr. Stephen Sapp, Professor of Sociology

Dr. Rodrigo Tarte, Assistant Professor of Animal Science and Food Science and Human Nutrition



"Cell-cultured Meat:  Current status, future prospects "

The discussion will open with an overall introduction to the history, basic background, and development of cultured meats.  Then, the scientists will focus the discussion to 1.  technology of cell cultured meats, 2.  regulatory, naming, and labeling issues, and 3. social and consumer issues.  Bring your questions and concerns to examine the future of the meat industry.  


Please register your attendance by clicking on the link below by Noon on Friday, March 22nd, 2019.

* Next Think Tank Meeting:  Interaction with the Animal Agriculture Commodity Groups at the Iowa Cattlemen's Building on April 30 at 6 p.m.