John Ikerd
John Ikerd

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED:John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri, Columbia, will give the guest lecture "For Those Who Eat Food: Your Perishable Future," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in Room 102 of the Franklin W. Olin building on the Luther College campus.

The lecture is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Ikerd received a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri. Before retiring in 2000, Ikerd spent his professional time in academic positions at multiple universities, and has written seven published books including two that can be viewed online at no cost on his personal website at johnikerd.com.