Truth About Trade and Technology 10th Annual Global Farmer Roundtable - Day 2
TATT 10th Annual Global Farmer Roundtable
The Global Farmer Roundtable brings farmers from across the world into one room to discuss issues important to food production.
The discussion is moderated by Dr. Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, University of Missouri MSMC Endowed Professor of Agribusiness Strategy, Director of Economics & Management Agrobiotechnology Center (EMAC)
Invited farmers include:
Argentina – Ms. Maria Beatriz Giraudo Gaviglio
Australia – Ms. Sarah Sammon
Canada – Mr. Levi Wood
China – Ms. Hong “Jenny” Cui
Ghana – Ms. Lydia Sasu
India – Mr. Balwinder Singh Kang
Kenya – Mr. Willy Kirwa
The Netherlands – Ms. Annechien ten Have Mellema
Nigeria – Mr. Benjamin Olumuyiwa Adewumi
Turkey – Mr. Mesut Cetin
Ukraine – Mr. Kornelis “Kees” Huizinga
United States – Ms. Nancy Kavazanjian
Uruguay – Mr. Marcos Guigou
Vietnam – Ms. Nha Le Thi Trang
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines - Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Opening session topic: What are the key challenges you face in your farming operation today? What specific trade or market barriers are impacting your ability to be profitable?
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Robert Fraley will briefly address the group.
Then resume discussions with Session 2 topic: How important is soil health to you farm’s productivity? Are there specific technologies you need that would increase the productivity and sustainability of your farm? To address food and nutritional security?
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave, Des Moines – Sioux City Room, 3rd Floor
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Session 3 topic: How can farmers advocate effectively for solutions to the challenges they face?
To attend, please RSVP to Mary Boote Roth: firstname.lastname@example.org