Garth Youngberg

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Ivan Garth Youngberg was the founder and director of the Institute for Alternative Agriculture.[1][2]

He graduated from the University of Illinois with a PhD in Political Science in 1971.[3] He taught at Southwest Missouri State University, where he was chairman of the Political Science department until 1981.[4][5] He was a member of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Study Team for Organic Farming,[6] and Organic Resources Coordinator, for the USDA. [7][8] He lost his job during the Ronald Reagan administration transition.[9][10] He was a specialist with the Maryland Environmental Service.[11] He supported the Organic Farming Research Foundation.[12]

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  • Alternative Farming Systems and Rural Communities: Exploring the Connections: Symposium Proceedings, Editors Garth Youngberg, Neill Schaller, Henry A. Wallace Center for Agriculture & Environmental Policy at Winrock International, 1992, ISBN 978-1-893182-02-8
  • "Sustainable Agriculture: An Overview", Sustainable agriculture in temperate zones, Editors Charles A. Francis, Cornelia Butler Flora, Larry D. King, Wiley-Interscience, 1990, ISBN 978-0-471-62227-7
  • "Policy Considerations for a Sustainable Agriculture", Sustainable Agriculture in California: Proceedings of a Research Symposium, Sacramento, California, March 15–16, 1990, Editor David Chaney, ANR Publications, 1991, ISBN 978-1-879906-02-0
  • Understanding the True Cost of Food: Considerations for a Sustainable Food System: Symposium Proceedings, Editors Garth Youngberg, Otto Doering, Henry A. Wallace Center for Agriculture & Environmental Policy at Winrock International, 1991, ISBN 978-1-893182-14-1
  • Biotechnology in Agriculture: Implications for Sustainability: Symposium Proceedings, Henry A. Wallace Center for Agriculture & Environmental Policy at Winrock International, 1986, ISBN 978-1-893182-03-5
  • "The Alternative Agricultural Movement", Policy Studies Journal, Volume 6 Issue 4, Pages 524 - 530
  • Federal administration and participatory democracy: the ASCS farmer committee system, Volume 1971, Part 1, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971
  • John F. Kennedy's views on presidential power, Western Illinois University, 1966

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