Everyone needs to eat, but the who, what, where and how of farming is shifting amid the uncertainties of global trade and the certainties of climate change. In order to feed a changing world, tomorrow’s farmers, food producers, restaurants and retailers will need to innovate, adapt, and invest in sustainable and efficient practices. So how will they do that?
What the Future: Farming explores the future of farming, from autonomous tractors to alternative proteins, and what it means not only for your grocery list, but for a wide range of products, services and the sectors that bring them from farm to table.
For more foresight content, subscribe to the What the Future newsletter for new topics each month, and be sure to register for the May 11 What the Future: Farming webinar, where editor Matt Carmichael will guide you through the latest data, interviews and strategic insights. Read on as experts from Cargill, Tyson Ventures, Ocean Spray, AGCO — and an actual farmer — discuss how changes in the climate, the economy, and technology are shaping the future of how we’ll feed people.
- Pilar Cruz, chief sustainability officer, Cargill — Why saving our water supply must be a priority for everyone
- Rahul Ray, senior director and investment lead, Tyson Ventures — How big food must evolve to feed the world sustainably
- Katy Galle, senior vice president of research, development & sustainability, Ocean Spray — How science can pull more value from existing crops
- Seth Crawford, senior vice president and general manager of precision ag and digital, AGCO — How farm tech is changing how we’ll feed America
- Dale Hanson, farmer — How this farmer is planning for an uncertain future
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