AMES, Iowa – Tim Glenn, executive vice president of the seed business unit at Corteva Agriscience, will deliver the 2023 Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture on April 11, at Iowa State University.
A leader in the agriculture industry, Glenn will present “Industry Perspectives and Emerging Trends in the Global Agriculture.” The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in 127 Curtiss Hall on Iowa State’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Glenn is an Iowa State graduate, having earned his bachelor’s degree in animal science in 1988. He also has a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara Leavey School of Business.
With more than 30 years of serving in agriculture, Glenn’s global leadership experience has spanned all facets of the industry, including seeds, crop protection, sales, marketing, integrated operations and commercial effectiveness.
During his presentation, Glenn will share his journey in the agricultural industry, which took him across several continents and multinational companies, ultimately leading to his current position with Corteva.
He will also review trends that have shaped agriculture as a growth industry and provide an outlook for future drivers. Glenn will present a unique perspective of how companies and other stakeholders can continue to support farmers in this vital industry as they work to meet demand in the changing global marketplace.
Glenn is an avid fan of Iowa State sports, a member of the Iowa Business Council and serves as vice chair for the Food Bank of Iowa Board of Directors.
The Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture was created in memory of the founders of Hertz Farm Management Inc. to inspire generations of industry leaders, research scientists and young professionals to reach their full potential.