William J. Lockeretz
Leaders in Alternative and Sustainable Agriculture: Oral History Interview Series
Dr. William J. Lockeretz
Interview by Jane Gates with William J. Lockeretz with an introduction by Jayne MacLean.
Beltsville, Md. : National Agricultural Library, 1991.
Dr. William J. Lockeretz was originally trained as a physicist, but turned his considerable research talents to environmental concerns, especially as they influence agriculture. He is an original thinker and a sought-after speaker who has long championed sustainable agriculture.
Access the video in segments from the video menu below or you may watch each segment consecutively to view the full interview. The title for each segment provides a brief description of the topics discussed.
The segments in the Questions section are drawn from the full interview. They duplicate video segments from the menu. These are not verbatim questions asked by the interviewer, but rather topics addressed by Dr. Lockeretz during the course of his interview. We hope that this will be an informative and interesting way to view the conversation.
Video lengths in minutes are approximate.
1. Introduction, early life, education and move to Tuffs [10 minutes]
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Author: Jane Potter Gates, William J. Lockeretz and National Agricultural Library (U.S.).
Title: Oral history interview with William Lockeretz videorecording / interviewer, Jane Potter Gates ; with an introduction by Jayne MacLean.
Publisher: Beltsville, Md. : National Agricultural Library, 
Series: AFSIC oral history interview series
Subjects: Lockeretz, William; Sustainable agriculture - History; Agricultural chemicals - Environmental aspects - History; Agricultural ecology - History.
Description: Original format: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Note(s): VHS. Title from cassette label. Interview was conducted on February 26, 1990. Cameraman and editor, Ron Hamilton.
NAL Call Number: Videocassette no.1217
The National Agricultural Library does not verify the accuracy of the accounts described herein by participants in an Oral History Project. These oral histories are expressions of the views, memories and opinions of the interviewee. They do not represent the policy, views or official history of the United States Department of Agriculture or the National Agricultural Library.