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Youth Ag-Summit: Granddaughter of the revolution

Grainews/Country Guide field editor Lisa Guenther meets with Norman Borlaug’s granddaughter Julie Borlaug. Norman Borlaug, who died in 2009, is credited with starting the “green revolution” of the 1960s. In this video, the younger Borlaug talks about the activities of the institute that now bears his name — and what she sees as the future […] Read more

Youth Ag-Summit: Mentoring future farmers

Grainews’ Lisa Guenther spoke to organizers at this week’s Youth Ag-Summit in Canberra, Australia about why mentoring future farmers is important — and what they expect the summit’s youth delegates to take away from the event.

YOUTH AG-SUMMIT: Food challenges in focus

Feeding the nine billion-plus people expected to be living on our planet by 2050, from a land base that’s not expected to get any bigger, is the question posed to young “thought leaders” at this year’s Youth Ag-Summit. Grainews and Country Guide field editor Lisa Guenther is in Canberra this week for the event, hosted […] Read more