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USDA Chief Scientist Catherine Woteki Attends the G-8 International Conference
Agriculture Under Secretary Research, Education and Economics (REE), Host and Mistress of Ceremonies Dr. Catherine Woteki takes notes during the second day of the two day G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2013. The conference launched a new "virtual community" as part of a suite of actions, including the release of new data that the U.S. is taking to give farmers and ranchers, scientists, policy makers and other members of the public easy access to publicly funded data to help increase food security and nutrition.
USDA photo by Bob Nichols.