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FOCUS on Agriculture

English, Sciences, 6 seasons, 90 episodes, 2 days, 4 hours, 12 minutes
Join Preston Schrader and Jason Carr, scientists in the ag industry, as they interview guests about a wide range of agricultural topics. From digital ag, pests, and sustainability to increasing yield, they cover all aspects of ag to help growers succeed and open a dialogue with consumers.
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Episode 90: Ambassador Kip Tom - Threats and Opportunities in Modern Ag

Ambassador Kip Tom served as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture from 2019-2020. As a seventh generation farmer, Kip has worked tirelessly as a voice for farmers in the U.S. and around the globe and is a strong advocate for technological advances in agriculture. In this episode we discuss Kip’s journey from farm boy to becoming an active influencer of ag policy in the U.S. and abroad. Listen in to hear his take on the threats facing agriculture and the need for his fellow farmers to make their voices heard by policymakers. Despite challenges facing farmers, Kip’s optimism about the future of ag shines brightly through.
4/5/202449 minutes, 39 seconds