003A039594D9383F87258821006B7C03 Hearing Summary CLICS/CLICS2022A/commsumm.nsfPUBLICBILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTUREHOUSE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK, & WATERDate Apr 11, 2022 Location HCR 0107 Presentation on Sustainable Agriculture - Committee Discussion Only Attachment Tag File Name Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2022A/commsumm.nsf/0/6256B62B63B8...$File/Attachment A - Dr. Peter Newton Slides (April 11).pdf?OpenElement Attachment A - Dr. Peter Newton Slides (April 11).pdf Attachment http://www2.leg.state.co.us/CLICS/CLICS2022A/commsumm.nsf/0/66773366C7BF...$File/Attachment B - Lisa Blecker Presentation (April 11).pdf?OpenElement Attachment B - Lisa Blecker Presentation (April 11).pdf 01:34:02 PM Dr. Peter Newton, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder, introduced himself and his presentation about evidence-based sustainable food systems (Attachment A). 01:37:45 PM Dr. Newton discussed greenhouse gas emissions across the supply chain from various types of agricultural products and the environmental impact of local food systems. 01:39:29 PM Dr. Newton told the committee about the environmental impacts of organic agriculture and the benefits and trade-offs of practicing organic farming. 01:41:50 PM Dr. Newton spoke about genetically engineered crops and how these can increase yields and decrease insecticide use and increase farmer profits. 01:43:05 PM Dr. Newton responded to questions from the committee about how to feed a growing population, and about his research. 01:57:54 PM Dr. Newton continued to respond to questions. 02:01:18 PM Ms. Lisa Blecker, Colorado State University (CSU), introduced herself and her presentation on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (Attachment B). 02:03:30 PM Ms. Blecker spoke about her background and qualifications on the topic. 02:08:21 PM Ms. Blecker gave the committee the definition of IPM and spoke how IPM is used and implemented. 02:09:54 PM Ms. Blecker told the committee about the guiding principles of IPM and the different stages of prevention and intervention. 02:13:52 PM Ms. Blecker discussed CSU Extension's approach to IPM recommendations and how pesticides fit into an IPM program. 02:16:07 PM Ms. Blecker gave the committee a definition of pesticides and spoke about the federal laws that governs pesticide use. 02:19:28 PM Ms. Blecker told the committee about the mission and values of CSU's IPM Center and how they work to educate about pesticide use and management. 02:24:54 PM Ms. Blecker responded to questions about pesticide education. 02:32:49 PM Ms. Blecker answered a question from the committee about biological control and how it has evolved.