16 episodes

This podcast series questions beliefs about agriculture and our world. We take you directly to farmers, ranchers and experts for insights. Some of the societal issues we cover are challenging. Some, empowering. How is farming evolving to face these issues? How will it be the driving force of positive change? Listen to The Growing Debate for answers — A podcast sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.

The Growing Debate Corteva Agriscience

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 35 Ratings

This podcast series questions beliefs about agriculture and our world. We take you directly to farmers, ranchers and experts for insights. Some of the societal issues we cover are challenging. Some, empowering. How is farming evolving to face these issues? How will it be the driving force of positive change? Listen to The Growing Debate for answers — A podcast sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.

    Wasted

    Wasted

    Nearly half of the U.S. food supply — or 80 billion pounds — is wasted each year due to Mother Nature and restrictions placed on growers by grocers, vendors and companies. Combine those with consumer spending habits and expectations have created a perfect storm of discarded food. Why are these standards set and can good food going to waste be prevented?

    • 37 min
    Alt-Foods, Part 2: The Plant-based Takeover

    Alt-Foods, Part 2: The Plant-based Takeover

    After hearing about the future of food, we return to the present, as plant-based foods explode and traditional food pioneers respond, showing us exciting new innovations. Can these two different worlds coexist in harmony?

    • 32 min
    Alt-Foods, Part 1: The $300,000 Hamburger

    Alt-Foods, Part 1: The $300,000 Hamburger

    Plant-based food, lab-grown meat and 3D-printed burgers. With the rise of new food science, one thing is clear: Our food doesn’t look like it used to. What technology is powering this future food revolution — and how far could it take us?

    • 31 min
    The Kids Are Coming Back

    The Kids Are Coming Back

    We’ve all heard stories of young kids who leave the family farm for the big city, never to return. In truth, the next generations is returning to farming after years away from the field. Why have the kids come back — and what’s keeping them there?

    • 41 min
    Big Farms. Big Misunderstanding.

    Big Farms. Big Misunderstanding.

    Big farms are a force today. They’re a source of food for billions of people and a source of controversy. What does the story of the large-scale farmer, the producer tasked with feeding the world, really look like?

    • 40 min
    The Day the Food System Cracked

    The Day the Food System Cracked

    While COVID-19 showed how fragile the US food supply chain can be, some farmers are introducing new ideas to our food system. What have we learned to prepare for the next crisis? What obstacles still remain?

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Anonymousekateer ,

Excellent

I’ve listened to Diego’s various podcasts for years. I believe this is my favorite. The podcast is informative and well produced.

Zrgdjjuhbfd ,

Industry mouthpiece

This podcast is Funded by an agribusiness chemical giant. It is propaganda.

Tom_B12_ ,

Great Podcast

This podcast is very insightful and challenges listeners to look at important topics & issues from multiple perspectives. Relevant, thought provoking content. Absolutely fantastic podcast - I can’t wait for the next episode.

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