The 2019-20 Global Academy focused on building partnerships in the age of digital agriculture in Brazil, specifically with the Federal University of Lavras, the Federal University of Vicosa, and EMBRAPA.

Due to COVID-19, the 2019-20 Academy was extended and moved to a virtual format.

The 2019-20 ACES Global Academy cohort included:

  • Talon Becker (Extension)
  • Girish Chowdhary (Agricultural and Biological Engineering)
  • Jorge Guzman (Agricultural and Biological Engineering)
  • Alexander Lipka (Crop Sciences)