New role will focus on connecting the dots across the food and ag space for Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities
The Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) recently named Marianne Smith Edge as the liaison from its Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET) to its Board on Health and Human Sciences (BHHS). The BHHS is an association of higher education administrators who are responsible for research, outreach and teaching in the health and human sciences at public and land-grant universities.
CARET, a citizen advocacy group, which is part of APLU’s Commission on Food, Environment and Renewable Resources, focuses on research and teaching on issues such as agriculture, food, natural resources, oceans, atmosphere and climate. In accepting the appointment, Smith-Edge noted that with the upcoming Farm Bill and 2025 Dietary Guidelines deliberations, it is “an exciting time to connect agriculture, food and nutrition.” Read more from the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.