Third Youth Ag Summit

The third Youth Ag-Summit, October 9-13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium,offered 100 bright young talents from around the world the opportunity to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner.

Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring (GK) and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs (FJA), the summit aims to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security, and promote sustainable agriculture.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.

2017 Youth Ag Summit Photo Album

Youth Ag Summit Kicks Off in BrusselsInterview with Derrick Rozdeba, Bayer Inc.

Bayer Invests in Youth for Future of AgInterview with Liam Condon, Bayer AG and President of Crop Science

#YouthAgSummit Explores Innovation in an Age of AccelerationInterview with Adrian Percy, Head R&D Bayer Crop Science

Next Generation Will Help Solve Food Production ChallengesInterview with Bernd Naaf, Bayer Business Affairs & Communications

ZimmCast with Simon PampenaInterview with Simon Pampena, host of Discovery TV show

The Future of Eating DigitallyInterview with Caleb Harper, MIT Media Lab

Forever Young Generation Presents Connected ConsumersInterview with Georgie Aley, CEO Australian Institute of Food Sci & Tech Limited

Agrikua’s Gender Equality Project = 1st at #YouthAgSummitInterview with Caleb Harper, MIT Media Lab

Meet the North American #YouthAgSummit Delegates
U.S. Delegates:
Benjamin Carson – Interview with Ben Carson

Emily Buck – Interview with Emily Buck

Noah Hamlish – Interview with Noah Hamlish

Canadian Delegate:
Brandon Hebor – Interview with Brandon Hebor