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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...

    Was Processing an Afterthought for Hemp Growers?

    With the price of hemp seed going anywhere from 80 cents a pound to $3 per seed, opportunists in Colorado looking to capture a fast profit in...

    Upshift for U.S. Market Opportunity

    It’s no secret that mega-merger consolidation has straightened and narrowed the seed-to-harvest speedway. The largest-tier companies represent the bulk of seed genetics and encroach ownership of half...

    Is Hourly Pay the Enemy of Efficiency? – Part 2

    In my last article, I discussed the challenges of motivating hourly employees to improve efficiency.  Hourly employees may miss out on overtime hours when the time to complete...
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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...
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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...

    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...
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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...

    Protecting What Needs to be Protected

    How does agriculture affect different endangered species in the U.S.? How are seed companies trying to help? Experts explain. Crops, vegetables or flowers...

    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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    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...
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    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    https://youtu.be/o4P4tLWSYOk It goes against the grain of many, but transparency within your team and externally with customers is what moves everyone forward....
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    Seed World Launches Digital Platform to Help Seed Professionals Advance

    Today, the team behind Seed World pulled back the curtain on a new digital platform, Seed World PRO, to help professionals in the seed industry grow their...

    Yield Your Way Out Of Low Prices

    The Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a unique agricultural growing region in the United States. Growers produce many different crops, but when you get to the wheat-growing areas...

    Where’s the Meat?

    With plant-based protein products becoming a bigger commodity every day, Seed World wanted to get the skinny on how plant-based foods look so much like their...

    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...

    Production Pains

    Part II: Hemp Agronomics Despite its history, hemp remains a mystery to most U.S. producers. While the Na