29th March 2006
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In his talk entitled, ‘Our living heritage:
“Connections between farming and the rest of society are probably weaker than they have ever been,” said Professor Hall. “It is easy today to forget that for thousands of years farm animals have been fundamental to, and have shaped, our society and culture.
“Our wealth of native breeds reflects the range of uses to which farm animals have been put, and the diversity of the biological, social and commercial environments that they inhabit. In this lecture I consider how this biodiversity arose, why it is of value for our present and future, and how its conservation and sustainable development can be achieved.”
Stephen Hall came to the Lincolnshire School of Agriculture in August 1997, and
is now Professor of Animal Science at the
previously held research appointments at the Overseas Development Institute,
The lecture on Tuesday 4th April, in the Jackson Lecture Theatre on the Brayford Pool campus, starts at 6pm. To book a place please contact Miss Alex Gray on 01522 837003.
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