Global Agricultural Productivity Report® Launch

You are invited to the launch of the
2017 Global Agricultural Productivity Report®
Oct. 18, 2017 at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa

11 AM to 1 PM Central Time
Report presentation and discussion followed by buffet lunch
at the Des Moines Marriott Hotel, 3rd Floor, Des Moines Room

Or watch the live webcast at
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The 2017 Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) explores the role of agricultural productivity in sustainable food and agriculture systems, highlighting farmer and consumer stories from the U.S., India, Kenya, Vietnam and Colombia.

Dr. Margaret Zeigler, Executive Director of GHI, will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss the risks, choices and opportunities facing farmers as they seek to improve their productivity and livelihoods, while ensuring the sustainability of their farms for years to come.

Panelists include:

Mr. Doyle Karr, Biotechnology Public Policy Director, DuPont, 2017 GHI Board Chair

Mr. Juan Jose Molina Echeverry, Veterinarian and Rancher, El Hatico Natural Reserve, Colombia

Mr. Stewart Leeth, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer, Smithfield Foods, GHI Board Member

Dr. Sally Rockey, Executive Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University and President of the Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation

Join us in the Des Moines Room, Des Moines Marriott Hotel
Or watch online at
Presentation of Report & Panel Discussion: 11:00 AM to 12:20 PM
Lunch: 12:20 PM to 1:00 PM
(all times Central U.S., UCT-6.00)

Click Here to Register for the Event or Live Webcast
Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) was formed in 2009 as a private-sector policy voice for increasing productivity and sustainability throughout the agricultural value chains for food, feed, fiber and biofuel.

GHI’s Member Companies are DuPont, Elanco Animal Health, Farmland Partners Inc., John Deere, Monsanto Company, The Mosaic Company and Smithfield Foods.

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