U.S. Agricultural Policy during the Eisenhower Era (Lunch & Learn)
Eisenhower Presidential Library
Library building indoor courtyard, 200 SE 4th Street, Abilene KS 67410
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CDT
Guest speaker: Dr. Jennifer Ifft. K-State University
U.S. agricultural policy addresses many important challenges, including maintaining a safe and secure food supply, fighting hunger domestically and internationally, and providing economic stability for farm families. This lecture will cover key policies that addressed these challenges during the Eisenhower Era. Historical context and intended and unintended economic impacts will be discussed. The lecture will conclude with a summary of how these challenges persist today and important lessons from the Eisenhower Era.
These programs are all made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation with generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation.
All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.