CSU Spur of the Moment

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Agriculture brings wealth and sustainability to every society, yet all cultures approach it differently. Agriculture extension programs offered by universities are unique to the US. In many counties, a farmer's gender determines which crop they will produce. Kerri Wright Platais, special advisor to the Chancellor and director of International Agriculture at CSU Spur, studies the nuances of agriculture to help feed the world's growing population.

Show Notes

Agriculture brings wealth and sustainability to every society, yet all cultures approach it differently. Agriculture extension programs offered by universities are unique to the US. In many counties, a farmer's gender determines which crop they will produce. Kerri Wright Platais, special advisor to the Chancellor and director of International Agriculture at CSU Spur, studies the nuances of agriculture to help feed the world's growing population.

CSU Spur: CSUspur.org
Theme Music: "Work" by Ketsa
Production: Peachislander.com
NAAAN website
GFRAS website
NAAAN side event at the World Food Prize


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What is CSU Spur of the Moment?

10 billion mouths to feed by 2050. A diminishing water supply. Climate change. These are big challenges, and they require big solutions. We aim to understand the forces shifting our global trajectory around food, water, and health by talking with people making a difference in these fields. The podcast comes to your from Colorado State University's Spur Campus in Denver, where global challenges are addressed through research and education, inspiring the next generation.