It’s no easy feat to develop the leaders of tomorrow – leadership and development programs require significant investments in time and funding. For the agriculture industry, the demands are high to help strengthen rural Canada, to make sure the voices of this country’s farmers are heard outside the farm gate and to help urban people understand farmers’ crucial, daily role in feeding the world. Some organizations, such as DuPont Pioneer, are stepping up to the plate to support programs already on the ground. This company’s initiative, in particular, a community investment program for youth in rural communities, works to improve food security by advancing agriculture through science, education and innovation.

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