Britt to give talk on ‘Feeding the World 50 Years in the Future’
Renowned scientist to deliver K-State’s Kiracofe Lecture Oct. 14 in Manhattan
Oct. 8, 2021
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Renowned scientist, speaker and author Jack H. Britt will give a talk titled ‘Feeding the World 50 Years in the Future’ on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Kansas State University.
Britt is the 2021 Kiracofe Lecture speaker, sponsored each year by K-State’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry. His talk is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in Call Hall, room 205. Admission is free.
Britt is a highly accomplished scientist, teacher and consultant who has established a robust and productive research program, and has mentored young professionals. He was a member of the graduate faculties at Michigan State University and North Carolina State University before assuming leadership as NCSU’s associate dean for research in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
In 1998, he relocated to the University of Tennessee as vice president for agriculture. Since retiring from the UT in 2004 as executive vice president, he has continued his scholarly pursuits as a speaker and author.
North Carolina State honored Britt with the title of university emeritus professor.
His Oct. 14 presentation will also be available via zoom using code, 791 534 1780. A password is required to access the meeting, and can be obtained by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Britt is also scheduled to present during the weekly K-State ASI Physiology and Animal Breeding seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 13. That talk -- titled “Discoveries and Examples on the Path to Timed Artificial Insemination in Cattle” – will take place at 4 p.m. in Call Hall, room 226.