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    The Collapse of the Middle

    Just as the economy has witnessed a shrinking Middle Class, one research firm believes the same trend will carry-over to farmers throughout the next 20 years....
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    Consumer CBD Craze, Demand Surge

    Part IV: End Use Products When you think of the industrial hemp market, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? CBD oil...

    Ag Groups Support USDA’s Proposed Biotech Framework

    Organizations and associations look forward to a vastly different approach when it comes to how plant breeding innovations are regulated, but as the old saying goes,...

    A Wonderous Work

    Iowa State University’s Seeds! Film seeks to reach the next generation. Dr. Manjit Misra spent his early years on the family’s sharecrop operation...
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    Hemp’s Future on the Farm

    Part V: Path Forward Aside from the CBD boom, analysts say farmers have a real reason to grow hemp. There’s a need to...

    How Darwin’s Finches Made Stephanie Sjoberg Want to be a Plant Breeder

    Marc Zienkiewicz chats with NAPB Borlaug Scholar Stephanie Sjoberg about her research on winter wheat and how Charles Darwin's famous finches inspired her to breed plants. Interview...

    What the Hemp is Going On?

    It appears to be a Sleeping Giant waking from a long winter’s nap! With all its special qualities and challenging issues, hemp has quickly become the most...

    Cover Your Bases with Cover Crops

    As the demand for cover crops increases, it’s time to learn the basics about how to effectively use and manage them.  In the...

    Jessica Chitwood-Brown has a Tomato Seed Time Machine, Doesn’t Think Ketchup and Mustard Should...

    At the 9th annual meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders that began today in Pine Mountain, Georgia, Seed World's Marc Zienkiewicz sat down with Borlaug...
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    Cannabis Breaks Free

    Part I: Hemp Policy Due to hemp's familial relationship with marijuana, individual states and the U.S. government began to criminalize all cannabis throughout...

    A Rich History

    From a hillside in Kentucky to a research lab at the Noble Research Institute, the future of fescue is still being written to provide a resilient...

    NAPB Grows to Meet the Future

    The National Association of Plant Breeders holds its biggest-ever meeting as its growing membership works to tackle the challenges posed by regulatory and climate changes.

    Battling Gluten From the Field

    Clemson University researcher Sachin Rustgi searches for solutions to celiac disease.  Wheat has long history of challenges, ranging from drought to pests to...
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    How Don Bockelman’s Love of Corn Breeding Happened by Chance

    Don Bockelman, recipient of the National Association of Plant Breeders Lifetime Achievement Award, talks about his career in corn breeding, what led to it, and how he...

    It’s a Labor of Love

    Looking to make an impact on the world, Emily Combs Ziemke jumped in head first to learn about plant breeding. Now, as the 2019 Future Giant,...

    Production Pains

    Part II: Hemp Agronomics Despite its history, hemp remains a mystery to most U.S. producers. While the National Hemp Association and most groups...
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    How Shawn Kaeppler Went from Dairy Cattle Judging to Plant Breeding

    Shawn Kaeppler, agronomy professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and recent winner of the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Lifetime Achievement Award, talks with Marc Zienkiewicz about...