A 4-H-sponsored agricultural summit has been announced to take place June 10, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Conversations will include the challenges and opportunities of global competition, solutions for improving America's agricultural literacy and new ideas for workforce development and recruiting. In addition, 4-H will unveil the new web-based, Ag Science project builder — an online education resource that leverages a century of youth development in agriculture.
The hosts of the event are Jim Borel, group vice president of agriculture at DuPont, and Carl M. Casale, executive vice president of strategy and operations at Monsanto.
Register by calling 301-961-2866.