Orland, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
Bayer CropScience today kicked off its 2013 Ag Issues Forum, an invitation-only annual event bringing together agribusiness, thought leaders and key media to foster conversation and share insight into issues impacting agriculture. The goal of the event is to address global issues critical to advancing sustainable agriculture and assuring adequate, safe production for a hungry world.
The 2013 Forum, “One World to Grow On: Global Insights for Local Impact,” covers topics including: consumer activism and its impact on agriculture, global food trends, attracting and retaining the next generation of farmers, and pioneering sustainability as U.S. agriculture strives to feed a growing world from a finite amount of farmland. Presenters represent organizations as diverse as Walmart, the National Corn Growers Association and the Produce Marketing Association, and individual growers from Missouri and Virginia, among others.
“Ag Issues Forum is a signature event in U.S. agriculture,” said David Hollinrake, Vice President, Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing, Bayer CropScience. “It brings together leaders with wide-ranging interests and viewpoints to discuss –—and gain understanding about—– agriculture’s vital stake in a fast-growing world. We believe our role in improving agriculture includes delivering integrated solutions that help assure successful harvests. That means providing tools and knowledge that support growers’ business success.”
The event kicked off with updates on the agricultural company’s innovation and strategic Research & Development initiatives. Former CNN correspondent Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University and founder of planetforward.org, is serv
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