“Growing a 21st Century Agricultural Revolution” is the title of a conference that will be held March 18-20 in Landsdowne, Va.
The event is being sponsored by The Sustainable Food Lab, a global network of business, public sector and civil society leaders working together to accelerate sustainability in mainstream food and agriculture, in conjunction with Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and Field to Market: The Keystone Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.
The March conference will bring together the world’s leading food providers to develop practical and affordable solutions designed to accelerate the knowledge of sustainable agriculture practices to meet the future needs of global consumers. Players throughout the industry will be better able to align their goals, identify best practices, and measure results.
Among those who will be presenting at the conference are National Corn Growers Association CEO Rick Tolman, Matt Kistler with Wal-Mart; Jan-Kees Vis of Unilever; and Jason Clay with the World Wildlife Fund. A number of food and agricultural companies and organizations have joined together to help sponsor the event, including Coca-Cola, Kraft, Syngenta, Monsanto, General Mills and American Farm Bureau.