Participants enjoy music and refreshments prior to the farm-to-table dinner at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel.
Industry Panel speaker E. Robert Meaney, former chairman international, Valmont Industries, Inc., Riverside, Connecticut, gives remarks during the Industry Panel. Also pictured: Chris Tingle (center) of Syngenta and Michael W. Willer of Ecolab.
Participants look at the display of images from the first-ever Water for Food Global Conference photography contest.
Anil B. Jain, managing director, Jain Irrigation Systems, Ltd; Jalgaon, India, accepts an award in memoriam of Bhavarlal Hiralal Jain, founder chairman of Jain Irrigation and “Champion of Agricultural Water Management.”
Roberto Lenton, founding executive director, Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska.
Peter G. McCornick, deputy director general of research, International Water Management Institute; executive director-elect, Water for Food Global Institute; Colombo, Sri Lanka.