How Staying Up for 45 Hours Prepared Elizabeth De Meyer for Cornell

2019 Borlaug Scholars sits down with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2019 meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders in Pine Mountain, Georgia, to talk about her...

Adam D’Angelo Loves Bluegrass Music and Eats a Reasonable Amount of Nutella

2019 Borlaug Scholar Adam D'Angelo talks with Marc Zienkiewicz about his love of playing bluegrass music, hazelnut breeding, and why he gets a lot of Nutella-related comments...

Going to the Gym Gives Caio Canella Insight into Soybean Breeding

National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Borlaug Scholar Caio Canella talks with Marc Zienkiewicz about soybean breeding and how pumping iron helps him in his efforts to...

How an Empty Gas Tank Led Jordan Knapp-Wilson to Cotton and Sorghum Breeding

2019 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Borlaug Scholar Jordan Knapp-Wilson talks to Seed World’s Marc Zienkiewicz about how his frustration with a philosophy course and a...

Ever Hear of Baijiu? Sarah Marsh Bets You Haven’t

2019 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Borlaug Scholar Sarah Marsh talks to Seed World's Marc Zienkiewicz about the world's most-consumed alcoholic beverage that you've probably never...

Zaki Afshar Wants to Make Life Easier for Afghan Farmers

National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) 2019 Borlaug Scholar Zaki Afshar talks to Seed World's Marc Zienkiewicz about his family's farm in Afghanistan and how he's working...

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...

National Association of Plant Breeders Recognizes Peers

At its 2019 annual meeting, the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) presented three awards honoring an outstanding scientist in three categories: Early Career Scientist, Lifetime Achievement,...

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...

How a Phobia of Needles Led Tannis Anderson into Plant Breeding

Seed World sits down with Borlaug Scholar Tannis Anderson at the 2019 meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders in Pine Mountain, Georgia, to talk about...
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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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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,...

Why Adrienne Blakey Squishes Gluten

Seed World sits down with Borlaug Scholar Adrienne Blakey at the 2019 meeting of the National Association of Plant Breeders in Pine Mountain, Georgia, to talk about...

Daniel Sweeney Wants to Make Growing Barley in the Empire State Easier

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...

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...