Meet the Farmhands: Martha Scott Poindexter, Bunge North America

By Spencer Chase

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A 25-year veteran of Capitol Hill, Poindexter has worked for two wildly different committees: Agriculture and Intelligence. In this video, she talks with Agri-Pulse about her extensive Capitol Hill experience and the transition to the private sector. (:40, Martha Scott's career timeline; 1:30, transitioning to the private sector; 2:25, the regional aspect of agricultural policy; 3:50, working for two very different committees; 4:55, how food security and national security intersect on Capitol Hill; 6:45, serving as the staff director for those two committees; 8:50, going into policy rather than another career path; 9:25, how Capitol Hill has changed; 12:40, the biggest difference between working in the Senate and working for Bunge; 14:00, changes for women in agriculture; 15:00, her personal interests, 17:00, advice she would give her younger self)

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