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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...
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Jeffrey Endelman is a Russet Man

Jeffrey Endelman, recipient of the National Association of Plant Breeders Early Career Scientist Award, talk about how working in computers led him to plant breeding, why he...
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Michael Kantar on how Netflix is Changing Plant Breeding

Michael Kantar sits down with Seed World's Marc Zienkiewicz to talk about his work at the University of Hawaii, how technologies like Netflix are changing plant breeding,...
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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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Peggy Ozias-Akins Doesn’t Have Much Time to Scuba Dive

Peggy Ozias-Akins, Georgia peanut breeder and chair of the National Association of Plant Breeders, talks to Marc Zienkiewicz about her favourite hobby, why she breeds peanuts, her...
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Aaron Whaley Develops Flavorful Varieties

At the American Seed Trade Association's 2019 Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference in Orlando, Florida, Julie Deering sat down with Aaron Whaley, president of A.P. Whaley Seed Company. They discussed...
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Charles Miller Talks Benefits of True Potato Seed 

At the American Seed Trade Association's Annual Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference in Orlando, Florida, Charles Miller, commercial director of Solynta, sits down with Julie Deering. Miller discusses the...
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Joachim Schneider (BASF) BASF’s Growth into a Seed Company, Innovations, ECJ Ruling, Overcoming Opposition

Joachim Schneider, Head of Vegetable Seeds at BASF talks with Marcel Bruins at the 2018 ESA Annual meeting in Madrid, Spain from October 7-9, 2018.

Here’s Why the ISSS is Important, and its California Connection so Crucial

Kent Bradford, director of the Seed Biotechnology Center at the University of California, Davis, lets us in on why the International Society for Seed Science is a crucial member of...
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Meet Michael Kantar, University of Hawaii Plant Breeder and Assistant Professor

This plant breeder first got his start in high school while working in a maize genetics lab at the University of Minnesota. "You can't let short-term setbacks stop you,"...
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Bryan Gerard (JoMar) Specializing in Wheat Licensing, Being an Advocate, Plant Breeding Innovation

Bryan Gerard, President & Co-Owner of JoMar Seeds talks with Shawn Brook at the IPSA 29th Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana from January 8-10, 2018.

Frank Terhorst, Global Head of Seeds, Bayer CropScience – CSS ASTA 2014 – Giant...

Frank Terhorst sits down with Issues Ink President Shawn Brook at ASTA’s CSS 2014 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois December 8-12, 2014.
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Ioana Tudor (Syngenta) Driving Investments In China, Working Together to Meet Breeding Targets

Ioana Tudor, Global Head of Seedcare for Syngenta talks with Shawn Brook at the ISF World Seed Congress in Brisbane, Australia from June 3-6, 2018.
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Chris Leonard (Agronomix) Learning Center, Plant Breeding Lead Company, AGROBASE II

Chris Leonard (Agronomix) speaks with Shawn Brook at ASTA CSS 2016 & Seed Expo.
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Alicia Lopez (Bayer AG) Connecting with Customers, Importance of SAA, Regional Challenges

Alicia Lopez, Global Key Account Management, from Bayer AG talks with Shawn Brook at the SAA & ACOSEMILLAS 6th Seed Congress of the Americas from September 5-7, 2017 in...

Antonio Tejada, Chair Seed Treatment Committee, SAA – CSS ASTA 2014 – Giant Views

Antonio Tejada sits down with Issues Ink President Shawn Brook at ASTA’s CSS 2014 & Seed Expo in Chicago, Illinois December 8-12, 2014.
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Alyson Emanuel (BASF) Biologicals, Sustainability, Acquisitions, Future of Crop Protection

Giant Views: Alyson Emanuel, VP of Business Management for Functional Crop Care BASF ASTA CSS 2015 and Seed Expo December 7 - 11, 2015 Chicago, Illinois.
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Director Nguyen Thanh MINH of the Viet Nam PVP office explains importance of UPOV

Nguyen Thanh MINH, Director of the Viet Nam PVP office talks with Marcel Bruins, Editorial Director of European Seed. Minh says that there have been many positive changes since...
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William Goodbar: Challenges Create Great Opportunities

As the proposed mergers and acquisitions move through the regulatory approvals necessary to proceed, William Goodbar, president of the Goodbar Group, says he plans to be busy in the...
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Plant Breeders Carry the Weight of the World on Their Shoulders — Michael Gore

OK, it's interviews like this that make me love my job. I'm jealous that I wasn't the one who got to sit across from this amazing researcher and plant...