التحالف كورنيل للعلوم – Global farmer panel discussion

قد 25, 2018 – Rock Island, إلينوي, الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

Without agriculture, you cant have food. Six farmers from throughout the world share the challenges and rewards of producing food in Africa, الهند, the US and the UK.

Panelists arePatience Koku, who owns Replenish Farms, a large, irrigated operation that produces soya, الذرة, rice and vegetables in Nigeria;Andrew Osmond,who raises winter wheat for seed and milling, spring peas, الذرة, grass, beef cattle and sheep in the United Kingdom; V.Ravichandran,a third-generation, award-winning farmer who has been growing rice, قصب السكر, قطن, beans and other crops for over 30 سنوات;Danny Murphy, who has been growing soybeans and corn in Mississippi for 43 سنوات;Rodney Kili,who works with his brother and father on their modern farm in Kenya, where they grow maize, شعير, القمح وعباد الشمس, run a mechanized dairy operation and mill maize; andVanessa Kummer, who farms corn, فول الصويا, wheat and sugar beets with her husband and son in North Dakota.

The panel moderator isDr. Sam Crowell, an agricultural advisor within the Economic and Business Affairs Bureau at the U.S. Department of State and graduate of Cornell University, where he studied over 300 varieties of rice in collaboration with scientists at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) في الفلبين.

حلقة الوصل:https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2018/06/global-farmer-panel-discussion/


*ملحوظة – V. Ravichandran from India is a GFN Board Director and 2013 جائزة Kleckner المتلقي. أندرو أوزموند from the United Kingdom is also GFN member, while Patience Koku from Nigeria and Rodney Kili from Kenya will be participating in the 2018 Global Farmer Roundtable to be held Oct 15-17 في دي موين, أيوا.