Clay Mitchell


Owner, The Mitchell Farm

It's expected that in the next 40 years, we're going to have to produce as much wheat and maize as in the previous 500.

Clay Mitchell is a fifth-generation family farmer from Iowa. Inside an old dairy barn converted into a make-shift technology laboratory, he and his father take the results of deeply introspective studies of their fields and build mechanical, electrical, and systems solutions that permeate global agriculture, earning The Mitchell Farm the reputation as the most advanced grain farm in the world.



Thursday, October 13

CIW Talk: Reimagining the Future Economy

In an ideal world, what would our economy look like? How do we change big business, agriculture, job training, or our government to positively... read more
Speakers: Amory Lovins, Carl Schramm, Clay Mitchell, Ellen Miller, Susan Lund, Steven J. Davis
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue


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