The Story of Innovation and Food

Written and prepared by PlanetForward

From drones to anaerobic digesters to methods to control farm runoff, agriculture is at the pinnacle of technology and is leading the way in managing a changing climate. This panel brought together innovators from every layer of the food system to discuss how we feed a planet for 9 billion people.

  • MODERATOR: ​Julie Borlaug, Associate Director for External Relations, Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, Texas A&M
  • Phil Ferguson, Vice President of Product Development, PrecisionHawk
  • David Hollinrake, Vice President of Agricultural Commercial Operations Marketing, Bayer CropScience
  • Sue McCloskey, Creative Director, Fair Oaks Farms
  • Jacqueline McCloskey, Student, GWU
  • Pete Johnson, Farmer, Pete’s Greens