For some time now, we’ve been hearing about the growing need for agriculture graduates to maintain and grow a competitive industry. For the crop protection sector, the situation is especially acute. As governments tighten restrictions on broad spectrum pesticides, and existing chemistries lose their effectiveness, professionals with new ideas and understanding of emerging pests will be essential. Universities are key to developing graduates with the skills to tackle these challenges. Fortunately, the U of G is well positioned and doing just that.