Do you remember when you decided you wanted to pursue a career in agriculture? Or were you someone who never really chose it, it was just what you had always done? An increasing number of individuals from a non-farming background go on to work in the agriculture industry — it’s a natural byproduct of a largely urban population. But how do we inspire new talent to make their home in agriculture?
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In this interview filmed at the Advancing Women conference, Real Agriculture founder Shaun Haney asks Bayer CropScience Canada president Kamel Beliazi for his thoughts on where we’re at with women in leadership positions at the executive level in agriculture, the role diversity plays in this industry and how, as an industry, we can inspire those just beginning their careers, regardless of gender or background.