Borel provided examples of where innovation and collaboration are at work today, including research collaborations with public universities, such as Iowa State; and education outreach programs, such as the Global 4-H Network, to foster an understanding, knowledge and passion for agriculture in today’s youth.
“Today we face a real and looming challenge, but also real opportunity that will take collaboration at levels that we have never seen before from industry, academia, government, NGO’s and producers to be successful,” said Borel. “But I think of agriculture as the optimistic science, because I believe through innovation and collaboration, we can do what the world needs us to get done.”
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