Making Mini Meadows: Q&A with Mike Lizotte

Mike Lizotte, owner and managing partner of American Meadows and author of Mini Meadows, shares how a meadow can be created anywhere — from a rolling...

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.
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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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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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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...

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,...

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...