The Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015 at 7:00 pm
Location:Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall
Channel:Lecture Series
Categories:Lectures Student activities
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"Applying an Iowa State Education to Life: A Tribute to My Teachers" - Ted Crosbie, Monsanto Company

Ted Crosbie is known for helping establish one the world's largest plant breeding programs at Monstanto Company. He also served as Iowa's chief technology officer, a position to which he was first appointed by former governor Tom Vilsack in 2005. Crosbie recently retired from Monsanto, after serving the company in senior leadership positions since 1996. Most recently, he was vice president and executive leader of integrated farming systems. In this role, he pioneered the effort to develop and implement agronomic solutions and precision agriculture programs for farmers. He also served terms as vice president of global plant breeding and director of global wheat breeding. Crosbie earned all three of his degrees at Iowa State, including a master's and doctorate in plant breeding.