Published on 01/06/05

Fanning lecture, awards luncheon Jan. 14 in Athens

University of Georgia

Joseph Glauber, deputy chief economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 1992, will speak on "Agricultural Policy and the World Trade Organization" for the annual J.W. Fanning Lecture Jan. 14 in Athens, Ga.

WTO negotiators from 147 countries are working out an agreement to liberalize trade in agricultural products. The new framework trade agreement is the topic of Glauber's address.

The Fanning Lecture will be at 10:30 a.m. in rooms K and L of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Registration and refreshments begin at 10 a.m. on the second-floor concourse.

A noon luncheon and awards ceremony will follow in the banquet area.

The lecture is free. The luncheon is $20. For more information or to make reservations for the luncheon, call (706) 542-2481.

Dan Rahn is a news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.