Download the pdf version of the Agenda, "Workshop on Migration of Agriculture as One Path to Sustainability".


Workshop Report

Get the final workshop report here.


Executive Summary

White Paper


The National Science Foundation has funded a series of workshops in 2015 to evaluate the multifaceted interactions among food, energy, and water (FEW) systems and their relationship to a sustainable secure US Food Production system. The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) led one of these workshops on the potential migration of agriculture as one path to a more geographically sustainable US food production system. The UAH led workshop was held in late October in Boulder, CO at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. The workshop included 46 participants plus graduate students from academia, governmental agencies, industry and non-profits. The participants included broad disciplinary expertise in agriculture, energy, climate water resources, economics, ecology, water law policy and other areas. The workshop outputs provided to NSF include an Executive Summary, Workshop Report and white paper.

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Organizing Committee

  • - Dick McNider, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Chair

    - James Jones, University of Florida, Co-Chair

    - Molly Brown, University of Maryland

    - John Christy, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

    - James Cruise, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

    - Steve Evett, USDA

    - Sara Graves, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

    - Josue Medellin-Azuara, Univ. of California-Davis

    - Michael Hightower, Sandia

    - Thomas Hopson, UCAR

    - Ray Huffaker, University of Florida

    - Shelby Krantz, University of Florida