Diversity is destiny for agriculture’s leaders, says Merrigan

The American farmer is stereotypically white, male, and aging, a description supported by the USDA’s every-five-years Census of Agriculture. But in the broader food and ag sector, “the diversity battle is about to be won,” Kathleen Merrigan, director of the Swette Center at Arizona State University, said on Wednesday in forecasting a fundamental change in… » Read More

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