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Elizabeth Lee (University of Guelph) NAPB Canadian Component, Corn & Rose Breeding

Elizabeth Lee, Organizer, National Association of Plant Breeders 2018 annual meeting, Crop Sciences professor, University of Guelph talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2018 NAPB and PBCC Annual Meeting...
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Robert Allan (USDA-ARS) Working With Norman Borlaug, Wheat Cultivar Discoveries, Impressed By Young Plant...

Robert Allan, National Association of Plant Breeders Lifetime Achievement Award winner, USDA-ARS & Department of Crops and Soil Sciences, Washington State University — Retired talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at...
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Ksenija Gasic (Clemson University) Advice to Young Plant Breeders, PBCC Incoming Chair Position

Associate Professor of Horticulture, Peach Genetics and Breeding Clemson University talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2018 NAPB and PBCC Annual Meeting in Guelph, Ontario, Canada from August 7-10,...
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How John Clark’s Guitar Brings out the Character in Fruit Varieties

John Clark, Distinguished professor of horticulture, University of Arkansas and National Association of Plant Breeders Impact Award recipient talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2018 NAPB and PBCC Annual...
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Why Todd Campbell is a Fan of Continual Learning — and India Pale Ale

Todd Campbell, Research Geneticist, United States Department of Agriculture — Agricultural Research Service, President, National Association of Plant Breeders talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2018 NAPB and PBCC...
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How Rob Duncan Builds on the Success of Brassica Breeding in Manitoba

Robert Duncan, Associate professor and canola breeder, University of Manitoba, National Association of Plant Breeders Early Career Scientist Award recipient talks with Marc Zienkiewicz at the 2018 NAPB and...

Roy Cantrell on Meeting Norman Borlaug and Training the Next Generation of Hunger-Fighters

Roy Cantrell is a Florida-based plant breeding consultant with a long history working to feed the world. He's also a mentor for the Borlaug Scholars program. We chatted with...

Liz Prenger Found it Hard to Leave the Farm, so she Became a Plant...

Liz Prenger is a 2018 Borlaug Scholar and master’s student studying soybean breeding and genetics at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on the genetics and improvement of...

Tavin Schneider on how we can Bring More Innovation to the Wheat Sphere

Tavin Schneider is an undergraduate at Montana State University, studying plant sciences with a minor in genetics. After graduation in December 2018, she intends to enter a master’s program...

For Katelyn Fritz, it’s all About Passion

Borlaug Scholar Katelyn Fritz is an undergraduate from Iowa State University double majoring in agronomy and global resource systems with focus areas in plant breeding and biotechnology as well...

Adam Bolton has Great Career Advice — and a Firm Opinion on Ranch Dressing

Adam Bolton is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He studies the physiology and genetics of salt and...

Andrew Herr on why Faith and Science are not at Odds

Andrew Herr is an undergraduate from Iowa State University majoring in agronomy. He is currently conducting undergraduate research that uses image analysis to extract corn root phenotypes for use in...

Austin Dobbels’ Tips for Flying Drones

Borlaug Scholar Austin Dobbels is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics at the University of Minnesota. He is studying how unmanned aerial vehicles can be...

How a ’69 Corvette Stingray Led Arron Carter to become a Plant Breeding Mentor

We sit down with Arron Carter, Washington State University wheat breeder and mentor for the National Association of Plant Breeders Borlaug scholarship program. The program is established by the NAPB...

Here’s why Kevin Falk Thinks Plant Breeders Should put Their Relationships First

We sat down today with Iowa State University plant breeder and 2018 Borlaug Scholar Kevin Falk at the National Association of Plant Breeders 2018 meeting in Guelph, Ontario, Canada....

Why Dorothy Kirsch has her Day Planned out Before Most People are Awake

We interview Saint Mary's University of Minnesota undergraduate biology major and Borlaug Scholar Dorothy Kirsch at the National Association of Plant Breeders annual meeting in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She...

#NAPB2018: Here’s What’s New in Sweet Potatoes and Tomatoes

Marc Zienkiewicz reports live from the National Association of Plant Breeders Annual Meeting in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Today: a tour of the Vineland Research & Innovation Centre.