He will share with us what innovations he has adopted and what problems that need to be addressed by small and big agriculture.
In 2003, Garrett married Cara, his high school sweetheart, who together, have produced dancing girls and future farm hands, Annika (8), Makenna (5) and Garrison (2).
The Crop Science division of Bayer shares how innovation and collaboration are essential to solving the global agriculture and food challenges that society faces today. He began his career in 1991 as a toxicologist with Rhone-Poulenc Agrochimie based in France.
Through a combination of novel R&D discovery, external partnerships, investment in disruptive technology and open innovation tools, Bayer is working today to shape the future of farming. Since then, he has held numerous positions in the Research and Development departments of the Crop Science division of Bayer and its legacy companies in France, Germany and the USA.
Nearly all tasks performed throughout the year are performed in-house.
From design and build of soil conservation structures to major repair of large equipment, the skills of those working around the farm are kept diverse.
The farm diversified into earth working, which added additional equipment and employees.
For their farm, being early adopters has proven to enhance their stewardship of the farms they operate for themselves and others leading to the ultimate goal of hosting another generation.
The work around this row-crop farm is kept pretty steady.
The Forum was first published on November 17, 1891 by Major A.
The Forum is also co-owned with radio station WDAY AM and TV stations WDAY-TV and WDAZ-TV. In spring 2008, The Forum's news staff merged with WDAY-AM's news team, forming one of the first joint radio-print news-gathering operations in the country.
The Ag Innovation Showcase is an intimate event that gathers the most influential and forward thinking minds in agriculture to incite industry-changing discussion around key themes.