FFAR Fellows Lightning Talks 2024

Vote for the best 3-minute Lightning Talk created by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) Fellows!

Criteria for voting: Was the talk clear, compelling, and well-organized? Did you learn something interesting and memorable about food and agriculture research that you will share with others? Voting is open through July 25th, 2024.

*** Follow us on LinkedIn and Instagram to find the results of the Lightning Talk competition in late July. Results will also be posted in an upcoming newsletter from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and at ffarfellows.org ***

2024 Lightning Talks


Strategic Mapping for Planting Corn Effectively

By Nikee Shrestha, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Honey Bee Feeds and High Quality Seeds

By Riley Reed, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Super Poop: Closing the Loop for Soil Health

By Madeline Desjardins, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Smart Farming: Partnering with Wheat Farmers to Optimize Fungicide Use

By Olanrewaju Shittu, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Reducing Dairy Methane to Cool the Planet: One Farm at a Time

By Conor McCabe, 2021-2024 FFAR Fellow


Save Soil with Next-Gen Landcover

By Oluwatuyi Olowoyeye, 2023-2026 FFAR Fellow


If Only I Knew: Data-Driven Decision-Making in Agriculture

By Vini Garnica, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Weathering Yields: Insurance Plays an Important Role in Crop Forecast

By Randi Butler, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


Climate Change Challenges Our Queen and King

By Sujata Bogati, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow


The Super Warrior Peanut: Solving Genetic Instability in Cultivated Peanut

By Samuele Lamon, 2022-2025 FFAR Fellow