Future of Agriculture
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Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show looks into the diversity that is agriculture and agribusiness.
The global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and agriculture is expected to produce more food with less land and less water. Agribusiness will be part of the future to constantly innovate and find sustainable ways of meeting the challenges of tomorrow.
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Future of Agriculture 063: Travel The World Learning About Agriculture with Nuffield Scholar Matt Hocken
2 days ago
What do you think about an all-expenses-paid trip around the world for six months to learn about agriculture? Does it sound too good to be true? It is too good, but it is also true. This adventure is made possible through Nuffield scholarship. Today’s guest, Matt Hocken, is a husband, father, dairy farmer from New Zealand, and a Nuffield Scholar who has travelled globally to research on his chosen topic of specialization - agricultural innovation. Matt joins me today to share the details of this amazing scholarship program that’s been created for the advancement of agriculture in a global aspect. He gives an overview of the life of a Nuffield scholar and its new international scholarship program. He also shares how this can influence your view of the world and the agricultural industry. “I think I’ve learned a lot from just observing what you do [in the US]. [Innovation] is also a cultural context.” – Matt Hocken This Week on The Future of Agriculture Podcast: Specifics on the Nuffield scholarship, their scholars, and a list of participating countries Requirements and qualifications for scholarship application Other programs Nuffield scholars take part in while on their trip What's expected of a Nuffield scholar Elements that Matt looks into in other countries as he studies and writes about agricultural innovation Matt’s agricultural background and the business model he and his family use in their business Backstory of how the Nuffield Scholarship came to be and how it is funded Check Out Matt Hocken Across the Net: Matt Hocken on Twitter Share the Ag-Love! Thanks for joining us on the Future of Agriculture Podcast – your spot for valuable information, content, and interviews with industry leaders throughout the agricultural space! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, please subscribe on iTunes and leave your honest feedback. Don’t forget to share it with your friends on your favorite social media spots! Learn more about AgGrad by visiting: