August 19, 1977 - This continuation of excerpts from the rural life conference for young people held in Marshall, Minnesota, features speeches by Dr. Charles Reinert, professor of physics at Southwest State University; Roger Blobaum, agricultural consultant; Calvin Beale, head of the Population Studies Group of the United States Department of Agriculture; Minnesota's Sixth District Congressman Richard Nolan; and former Sixth District Congressman John Zwach.
October 1, 1976 - "Preserving the Rural Environment" was discussed at the Conversations in the Countryside conference held this summer at Southwest State University in Marshall. Speakers were Stewart Udall, a former Secretary of the Interior and Charles Reinert, an Associate Professor of Physics at Southwest State University. Moderator of the discussion was Morris Behrman, a farmer from Wood Lake. Another participant was Clint Haroldson, a farmer from Renville, who served as a resource person for the discussion. The program began with some formal remarks from Udall.
January 29, 1975 - Charles P. Reinert, Ph.D. Dept. of Chemistry/Physics at Southwest Minnesota State College in Marshall, discusses agriculture and energy. Dr. Reinert was a member of the Governor's Energy Policy Task Force for the State of Minnesota.
November 22, 1974 - The Minnesota Soil Association promotes low-energy/organic farming. Energy shortage may influence farmers to take organic farming more seriously.