Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Cargill invests in future leaders of sustainable agriculture

Cargill is investing in the National FFA Organisation to enable the latter’s efforts to bridge the needs of the agriculture, food and natural resources industries.

Over three years, Cargill will invest $2.1 million in the organisation to help it develop future leaders who are prepared to continue advancing sustainable agriculture.

The National FFA Organisation’s sustainability leader development program will receive $300,000 of the investment.

“We need the best and brightest young minds to help create solutions that balance feeding a growing population with protecting our planet,” said Ruth Kimmelshue, Business Operations & Supply Chain Lead and Chief Sustainability Officer for Cargill.

“Through agriculture, young people have the opportunity to develop and use new technology and implement solutions to regenerate soils, build the economic success of farming communities, innovate supply chains, address the global issues facing our industry—such as climate change, deforestation and water conservation—and so much more.”

Cargill has partnered with FFA Organisation for almost 60 years and, to date, has investing more than $16 million.

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