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Drake University | Des Moines, IA

  • Olmsted Center 2875 University Avenue Des Moines, IA, 50311 United States (map)

Iowa’s largest private university is challenging students and community members to embrace agriculture as a vital realm of civic engagement. The Drake University 2018 Engaged Citizen Conference, “Nourishing (Feeding) the World,” will include a screening of the new documentary Farmers For America. 

Filmmaker Graham Meriwether, the writer and director of Farmers For America will moderate a discussion following the film. Neil Hamilton, the director of the Drake's Agricultural Law Center will be one of the panelists, and will be joined by representatives from the Iowa Farmers Union and the Iowa Soybean Association. 

The film is showing in the Sussman Theater, Lower Level of the Olmsted Center at Drake University.

Run of Show: 
6-6:30 Reception
6:30-6:35 Introduction
6:35-7:50 Screening of Farmers For America
7:55-8:25pm Panel discussion

The film is free.

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