View From the Farm

Monday Sept. 10

2:10 - 2:45PM

Chris Chinn

5th Generation Farmer

Director of Missouri Ag Dept

The Impact of Innovation On Missouri's Number One Industry: Agriculture

With Chris Chinn, 5th Generation Farmer & Director of Missouri Agriculture Department 

Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn is a fifth generation farmer that raises corn, cattle, pigs and soybeans with her husband in Clarence, Missouri. In her role as Director of Agriculture, she is focused on rethinking state government to better serve Missouri farmers, ranchers and every day citizens. In one way or another, agricultural innovation fits into each of the key pillars the Department has outlined: to feed, reach, connect and empower more Missourians. Today’s farms are using the most advanced technology available, making agriculture a front runner in innovation. As a farmer, she feels the positive impact of agriculture innovation on her farm each and every day. Through technology, Missouri agriculture has made food safer, more affordable and plentiful.