New CFAES Alumni Webinar Series debuts June 18

CFAES Time and Change Alumni Webinar Series

Join us for the first CFAES Time and Change Alumni Webinar, a monthly series for our alumni and friends on a variety of intriguing issues led by prominent CFAES alumni and industry experts. Please mark your calendar for the third Thursday of each month.

The first webinar in the series will be Thursday, June 18, from 2–3 p.m. The topic will be "Sustaining Our Food Supply Chain.” In our inaugural session, we will examine the current condition and future state of our nation’s food supply chain in a discussion led by four prominent CFAES alumni. 

The panel of speakers will include:

  • Kurt Loudenback ’83 BS Agricultural Economics, CEO and owner, Grand Prairie Foods, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Sally Rockey ’82 MS, ’85 PhD Entomology, executive director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. 
  • Mike Townsley ’81 BS Animal Science, chairman, Bob Evans Farms/Post Refrigerated Retail. 
  • Moderator: Annie Specht ’08 BS Agricultural Communication, ’10 MS Agricultural Education, assistant professor of agricultural communication, Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, CFAES. 

Register for what should be an exciting look into the food supply chain during these unknown times.