14 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.

    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
    The Arctic Seed Vault

    The Arctic Seed Vault

    Near the North Pole is an underground vault holding over a million seeds in case our food supply is threatened. From dodging Indonesian storms to smuggling seeds out of Syria, how far will scientists go to protect something as small as a seed?

    • 37 min
    The Cost of a Gallon of Milk

    The Cost of a Gallon of Milk

    2020 is predicted to be the fifth year in a row with lower-than-average price inflation at the grocery store. Who’s benefiting from more affordable food? Who isn’t?

    • 46 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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