March 13, 2019
Illinois State Dialogue: Senator Durbin & Lead Farmer Heather Hampton+Knodle at U of I

Our Illinois, Lead Farmer Heather Hampton+Knodle joined Senator Dick Durbin & Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to tour Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) labs to learn more about their work improving photosynthesis in order to increase yields and ensure global food security.

April 17, 2019
Indiana State Dialogue: with Senator Young, Lead Farmer Kassi Tom Roland, and Kip Tom, U.S. Ambassador to the UN.

Farm Journal Foundation is delighted to invite you to a conversation with Senator Todd Young on how U.S. leadership is reducing poverty worldwide, building economic ties to the developing world, and improving national security through investments in global food security and agricultural development. Please join us for an engaging panel discussion featuring leaders from agriculture and academia to discuss why U.S. farmers care about global food security and how faith leaders can speak to the moral urgency of caring for the poor and less fortunate.

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April 22, 2019
Georgia State Dialogue: Senator Sanford Bishop, Lead Farmer Ricky Dollison and several professors at Fort Valley State University.

Senator Sanford Bishop joined professors in a tour of Fort Valley State University Ag Research Center and participated in a panel discussion addressing global food security and the vital role of agriculture research. In attendance were the following: Dr. Archie Williams, Assistant Professor Dr. Cedric Ogden, Adjunct Professor Dr. Mark Latimore, Extension Administrator Ricky Dollison, FFW Lead Farmer David Hong, FJF Director, Government Affairs Tim Fink, Director of Research and Policy Analysis.

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