|Scholarly Siege of Boston: Frontier’s 23rd Field Trip|
A blog post by Gabrielle Abeles-Allison, NCFPD Information Tech Student, University of Minnesota Undergraduate in Food Science
In Mid-October, the NCFPD associated Frontier group made its 23rd trip, but its first to the port city of Boston, Massachusetts. Called, “A Scholarly Siege of Boston,” the group spent time discussing behavioral economics, port security, and everything in between.
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This month in history
On 22 October 1890, Robert Wallace, a professor of agriculture and rural economy at Edinburgh University, delivered a lecture on the transatlantic trade in meat and livestock. His presentation focused largely on what he termed “the burning question of the moment”—an 11-year-old dispute between Great Britain and the United States regarding the cattle disease pleuro-pneumonia. For more on this historical trade dispute, click here or watch this video.