Forever Young Generation Presents Connected Consumers

Carrie Muehling

An aging population in many parts of the world is presenting challenges when it comes to food production. Longer life expectancy in many areas brings with it a rise in chronic health-related diseases, increases in healthcare costs and all of the challenges that come along with feeding the elderly. Global trends show an increased focus around health and wellness in …

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Next Generation Will Help Solve Food Production Challenges

Carrie Muehling

Bayer understands the importance of engaging the next generation as the company works towards improving society’s understanding of food production and the challenges associated with it. That was part of the message to young people attending the 2017 Youth Ag Summit in Brussels. “I think in the past, years ago, we probably had the image that we are a highly …

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Meet the North American #YouthAgSummit Delegates

Jamie Johansen

North America was represented by nine young agricultural minds at the 3rd Youth Ag Summit held in Brussels, Belgium. The North American delegates along with 91 of their international peers joined forces to talk about change for a better future. Bayer Crop Science has a continued focus on feeding a growing world sustainably and organized the conference enabling youth to …

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Agrikua’s Gender Equality Project = 1st at #YouthAgSummit

Jamie Johansen

Last week, I was given the opportunity to attend the 2017 Youth Ag Summit organized by Bayer Crop Science. Never have I ever attended such a motivating and uplifting agricultural event. One hundred young people, aged 18-25, gathered in Brussels, Belgium to tackle some of the world’s top issues in agriculture. During the Summit, delegates worked in groups of ten …

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ZimmCast with Simon Pampena

Chuck Zimmerman

This week’s Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium featured moderator Simon Pampena, Australian Numeracy Ambassador and contributor to Science Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science. Jamie Johansen is on location there and talked with Simon about what he does which includes being a professional nerd and math comedian. Simon also moderated the Summit in Australia two years ago. He says science, …

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Bayer Invests in Youth for Future of Ag

Jamie Johansen

This week there are 100 youth delegates from 49 countries working together to generate innovative and sustainable solutions to global food security challenges and come up with concrete new ideas to drive agricultural progress across the globe. It’s a tall order for the 3rd Youth Ag Summit sponsored by Bayer, but Liam Condon, President of Bayer Crop Science, is optimistic …

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Youth Ag Summit Kicks Off in Brussels

Jamie Johansen

Today marks the kick-off of the 3rd edition of the Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium, with 100 bright young talents from around the world – including five from the U.S. All here to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner. Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young …

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