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07 Dec 2021

Accelerating Crop Nutrition Innovation

Kim Nicholson, VP of Ag Technology and Innovation at The Mosaic Company and Mike Pereira, Chief Agronomist of Finistere Ventures, talked to IFA Chief Scientist Achim Dobermann about why innovation should become the key driver for the transformation of the crop nutrition industry. Find out about innovations in other sectors that will affect the fertilizer industry, opportunities for accelerating innovation, creating the right culture, and the challenge of scaling up farmer adoption.

About the guest speakers

Kim Nicholson is Vice President of AgTech & Innovation at the The Mosaic Company where she serves on the Global Strategy Team focused on R&D and innovation related to Mosaic products and services. Kim has dedicated over 30 years to the agribusiness industry and has experience in the areas of strategic planning and innovation, brand development, sales leadership, general management and operations.
Mike Pereira is Chief Agronomist for Finistere Ventures, a leading venture capital company in the agricultural technology and food technology space, consults in vegetable seeds and alternative crops through his company, Granum Services, and and is lead instructor for two short courses for seed professionals through the Seed Biotechnology Center of UC Davis, Seed Business 101 – Horticulture and Seed Production. Mike is a highly accomplished agriculturalist with extensive experience over a 39 year career in agronomy, seeds and biofuels.