Speaker: Ryan Whisnant, Managing Director, Midwest Row Crop Collaborative

This presentation will examine two collaboratives aimed at accelerating sustainable agriculture on row crop acres at the local and national levels, the Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership in Minnesota and the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative – both administered by Environmental Initiative. Panelists will discuss how collaboration can unlock solutions and galvanize support for impact and progress. Panelists will also discuss some of the common barriers collaborators face when working together and ideas for overcoming those barriers.