Ag Future focuses on the challenges and opportunities that exist within the agricultural sector. Join us as farmers, entrepreneurs and other agri-food industry leaders, both on and off the farm, discuss some of the most significant issues facing our planet and how they are working together for a better tomorrow.
#174: Making Agri-Food Science More Palatable for Consumers | Dr. Anne Koontz
As a research scientist at Alltech, Dr. Anne Koontz lives out her passion for science communication, outreach and international collaboration by helping farmers become more sustainable and efficient. She joined the Ag Future podcast to discuss how to support farmers by effectively communicating to those outside of the agri-food industry the realities of the environmental impact of animal production and how farmers have worked for more sustainable operations through science and research.
#173: How Agriculture Can Fight Climate Change and Improve Farmers' Profits | David Butler
David Butler, head of sustainability at Alltech, believes that being a sustainable business means taking care of people, the planet and your profit. He joined Ag Future to discuss Alltech’s vision of Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™, how companies can begin to take action toward sustainability and why he believes in a future where farmers are more profitable and productive because of sustainable agricultural practices.
#172: Fortifying the Future through Sustainable Agriculture | Donnie Smith
Donnie Smith may be retired from his former position as CEO of Tyson Foods, but he remains just as busy addressing food insecurity and empowering farmers and communities to create a more sustainable future. Listen as he shares the passion behind his work to foster entrepreneurship and education through the African Sustainability Agriculture Project, and the lessons he imparts on other business leaders who want to make a positive difference.
#171: Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire | Rebecca Henderson
In this episode of Ag Future we revisit a conversation that Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, had with Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard University, as a part of the Alltech ONE Ideas Conference. Rebecca explores how to reimagine capitalism so that it is not only an engine of prosperity but also a system that is in harmony with environmental realities, the fight for social justice and the demands of truly democratic institutions. For more information and to register for ONE 2021, visit one.alltech.com.
#170: Utilizing Purpose to Grow Your Business | Carol Cone
Brands that align with a purpose-driven mission are growing nearly 70% faster than those that don’t. Carol Cone, CEO of Carol Cone On Purpose, joined us to discuss how businesses are communicating their values to stand out from the crowd.
#169: Pursuing Purpose in Business | Jim Stengel
Jim Stengel, host of The CMO Podcast and former CMO of P&G, is passionate about helping businesses and individuals discover and activate the “why” behind their work. Join us as he discusses the importance of purpose for an organization, how this can lead to better financial results and how the food industry's mission became more clearly defined and transparent as a result of the challenges of the past year.
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Great podcast for those of us interested in ag news and topics!