U.S. agriculture appears to be entering a new era marked by both greater risk and potentially greater rewards. The challenges and implications of Agriculture 3.0 are plentiful. How will agribusinesses capitalize more on the promise of biotechnology? When will the precise use of nutrients and pesticides become the norm? How will a new Farm Bill impact the farm safety net? Will the transition of the next generation of farmers be successful? These are just a handful of key questions that will begin to be answered over the next several years. Fortunately, one of agriculture’s greatest resources are those individuals with the leadership to responsibly and creatively influence the future. These seven agriculture leaders are showing the initiative and direction within their organizations to help us navigate a fast-evolving industry.
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