Nuffield 2019 Contemporary Scholars Conference (CSC)

9 – 16 March – Ames, Iowa, USA

A PDF version of the conference booklet can be downloaded from this link (4.1 MB)

The 2019 CSC was held at The Gateway Hotel in Ames, Iowa. Adjacent to the Iowa State University campus, the CSC provided framing to the 70+ Nuffield Scholars, delegates, and guests about U.S. agriculture and the country’s Land Grant university systems, as well as leading experts from around the world.



10 March

  • CSC 2019 Faciltators Guide Day 1 & 2 / Ed Kee - View
  • Nuffield 101: An Overview of the Program / Jean Lonie - View
  • Animal Agriculture and Climate Change: a World View / Dr. Frank Mitloehner - View
  • American Agriculture: It’s About People Making it Work / Ed Kee - View

12 March

  • Making a Difference in Food Security & Agricultural Policy / April Dodd - View
  • Capacity Building Personality & Leadership / Wyn Owen - View

13 March

  • Africa: Perspectives on Agriculture, Nutrition, Food Systems and Sustainable Development Goals / Ames/Des Moines - View
  • Oceans: The World’s Largest Source of Protein / John Connelly - View
  • Mega Trends in Agriculture / Aidan Connolly - View
  • Catalyzing Transformation / Eric Trachtenberg - View
  • The Importance of Trade for U.S. Agriculture / Clay Hamilton - View
  • Global Agricultural Productivity Report / Ann Steendland - View

14 March

  • Nuffield International US Scholar Report / Brian Dougherty - View
  • Towards Sustainable Food Systems - Metrics and Considerations with Examples from the Dairy Sector / Dr. Greg Miller - View
  • Ag Trade / Dr. Chad Hart - View
  • Innovations to Improve the Sustainability of Commercial Poultry Production / Georgie Cartanza - View
  • Climate in Crisis: Implications and Strategies / Dr. Martha Shulski - View
  • Seven Things to Know About China to Understand the Trade War / Dr. Wendong Zhang - View

15 March

  • Beef Cattle Genetics – Past, Present, and Future / Dr. Matt Spangler - View
  • Farming in the U.S. Heartland / (Panel) - View
  • Organic Valley Overview - View

16 March

  • Brexit Update / Grace O’Gorman - View
  • Culture: The Key to Surviving and Thriving in any Economy / Bob Sinclair - View
  • Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering / Dr. Steve Mickelson - View
  • Rounding out the Week / Wyn Owen - View


Nuffield International Leaders.

2019 Nuffield Scholars in sessions at the CSC.

Presentations.

Presentations.

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