Filley-Garey lecture to address how regulations act as disincentives for application of science

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April 11, 2016

Lincoln, Neb. — Daniel Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Jr.  Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at University of California, Davis, will present this year’s Filley-Garey lecture, “Animal Agriculture Facing Pressure from Regulations and Private Standards,” on April 22.

Filley-Garey Lecture
Daniel Sumner

Sumner will speak at 3 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room at the Nebraska East Union at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Sumner is a fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and has received numerous professional awards. He was the assistant secretary for economics at the United States Department of Agriculture and senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisors of the President.

A reception will follow the lecture. The Filley-Garey lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jane Witte at  402-472-1913 or

The Filley-Garey Lecture is an annual event, funded by the family of H. Clyde Filley and Bud Garey.

The lecture can be viewed online at

Jane Witte
Department of Agricultural Economics

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