December 6, 2018

Episode 20

Peter McCornick, Executive Director of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, discusses the technology and leadership it will take to create sustainable and secure water for food in the future in Episode 20 of the Rural Futures Podcast.

Peter affirms Nebraska’s strengths in agriculture, water management, leadership and vision throughout his discussion of the University of Nebraska institute he leads, and he shares his journey around the world to land here in the middle of the USA.

He also leaves listener with two pieces of advice — let’s make agriculture cool and let’s invest in the next generation of leaders.

In this episode, Peter is joined by his fellow University of Nebraska Institute executive directors in this episode, Connie Reimers-Hild of the Rural Futures Institute (host), Sam Meisels of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and Bob Hinson of the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska.

All four Institutes are based on the strengths of the University of Nebraska and the state of Nebraska 🤝 to create a thriving rural-urban future for all.