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AgTech NEXT is a gathering of players who are shaping the future of food

hosted by The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

AgTech NEXT is hosted by the Danforth Plant Science Center.

Through our annual gathering of producers, innovators, investors, and industry leaders, we seek to inspire our global community, increase collaboration, and accelerate action to create a more resilient future for food.


Learn from leaders across sectors and the food value chain, and consider your business within the context of a global agtech ecosystem


Gain fresh perspectives and a deeper understanding of emerging trends through a fine-tuned agenda of thought-provoking keynotes and interactive panels


Leverage numerous opportunities to build new relationships that help grow your business, expand your reach and challenge your thinking

Reinforcing a Food System Under Attack

Reinventing a Food System in Crisis

Technology · Trade · Talent

Our regional and global food systems are subject to increasing strain from climate pressures, resource conflicts, and sociopolitical strife. To improve food security and advance agricultural sustainability, it is vital that we leverage innovative technologies, develop a diverse talent force, and co-create more equitable trade programs. Doing so will better steward our collective resources and forge a more resilient future for food.

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