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Future of Farming Dialogue
Tomorrow Belongs to All of Us

The history of human progress belongs to all of us. Leaps in health and nutrition are ours to share. And so is the responsibility of moving agriculture — and the world — forward. Together, we can shape what’s possible.

 

The Future of Farming Dialogue is an annual global event that brings together journalists, influencers, growers, and key stakeholders to share ideas for tomorrow. To consider how we sustainably produce enough healthy food for our growing population. And to pursue the future of agriculture through digital tools and innovation.

 

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Explore presentations from key Bayer leaders at Future of Farming Dialogue 2019 and learn more about our commitment to sustainability

 

FoFD 2019 Recap

Future of Farming Dialogue 2019 brought together a diverse group of speakers to discuss the unique challenges facing farmers — like fighting climate change on the farm and using sustainable innovation to feed our growing population. Watch the recap video here.

 

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FoFD 2019 At-A-Glance

Explore photos from Future of Farming Dialogue 2019 — and expand the events below to find recorded presentations and panels from the event.

 

Day One
  • Damianshof ForwardFarm Visit
  • Think Like a Farmer Hands-On Challenge
  • Introduction of Jackie Applegate and Interactive Tasting Experience

Influencers explored the Damianshof ForwardFarm, where Bayer representatives demonstrated sustainable farming and discussed plant breeding techniques to meet consumer demand.

 

Day Two
Day Three

Bayer leaders and industry experts outlined the importance of protecting the environment while producing enough food for our growing population.

 

2019 Featured Speakers

Konstantin Kockerols
Konstantin Kockerols
2017 Youth Ag Summit Alum
Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno
Dean, School of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University
Sara Wyant
Sara Wyant
Founder and President, Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.

 

Miguel Altieri
Miguel Altieri
Professor, University of California --Berkeley
Katie Brown
Katie Brown
Senior Vice President, Sustainable Nutrition, National Dairy Council
Louis DeMaso
Louis DeMaso
Sustainability and Operations Analyst, Lipman Farms
Dhanush Dinesh
Dhanush Dinesh
Global Policy Engagement Manager, CCASF
John Dombrosky
John Dombrosky
Arvinas
Michael Dover
Michael Dover
CEO, Martinagro S.A., President, CREA (Regional Consortium for Agricultural Experimentation)
Ebba Engstrom
Ebba Engstrom
Youth Ag Summit Alum, Sweden
Pam Johnson
Pam Johnson
Global Farmer Network Member, U.S. Farmer
Ralf Kelle
Ralf Kelle
Vice President, Evonik
Patience Koku
Patience Koku
CEO, Replenish Farms
Bill Liao
Bill Liao
General Partner of SOSV and Founder of RebelBio
Rodrigo C.A. Lima
Rodrigo C.A. Lima
Partner, Agroicone
Ginya Truitt Nakata
Ginya Truitt Nakata
Regional Director, Latin America & the Caribbean, International Potato Center
Okisegere Ojepat
Okisegere Ojepat
CEO, Fresh Produce Consortium of Kenya
Bernd Olligs
Bernd Olligs
German farmer and member of the Bayer ForwardFarm network
Andrea Zorzetto
Andrea Zorzetto
Youth Ag Summit Alum, Italy