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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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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...

NAPB Introduces the 2018 Borlaug Scholars

The Borlaug Scholars program is established by the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) and funded through the Agronomic Science Foundation (ASF) to develop the plant breeding science professions...

Why the NAPB is Holding its Annual Meeting Outside the U.S. for the First...

The National Association of Plant Breeders 2018 meeting will have a decidedly Canadian flair. For the first time in the organization’s history, the NAPB annual gathering is being held north...

Aspargus, Cannabis, Apples and Wheat: Register Now for the 2018 NAPB Meeting

What do asparagus, cannabis, apples and wheat have in common? All of these and more will be major themes of this year’s National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) and...
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Steve Baenziger (NU) Getting Sound Science Out Quickly, Needed Increase in Research Funding

Steve Baenziger (University of Nebraska) talks with Shawn Brook at the 2017 NAPB Annual Conference from August 7-10, 2017 at the University of California, Davis.
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Lindsay Wyatt (Johnny’s Selected Seeds) Transitioning from Grad School; Business Side of Plant Breeding

Lindsay Wyatt (Johnny’s Selected Seeds) talks with Shawn Brook at the 2017 NAPB Annual Conference from August 7-10, 2017 at the University of California, Davis.
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Breeding Success in Turf and Forages

Drought tolerance, water use efficiency, nitrogen efficiency and phosphorous availability are just a couple of the pieces that Wayne Hanna says turf and forage breeders should be focused on....
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Perspective from A Strawberry Breeder

At the National Association of Plant Breeders annual meeting, Shawn Brook, Seed World's publisher, had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Knapp, a strawberry breeder from the University...
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An Effort to Bring Biodiversity Back to U.S. Corn

Based out of North Carolina State University, Jim Holland works with maize, or corn, from all over the world to identify varieties and genes that could be of use...
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Get Set for a Whole New Era of Wheat Breeding

When asked about what the next five to 10 years hold for wheat breeding, Jesse Poland, a research geneticist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, says...
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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...

NAPB Offers Platform for Plant Breeders to Communicate Needs

July 9, 2014 NAPB Offers Platform for Plant Breeders to Communicate Needs A book by Wes Jackson of The Land Institute inspired the career path of Seth Murray, a Texas A&M...

Audio | NAPB – 2012 | SeedWorld.com STUDENT INTERVIEWS

STUDENT INTERVIEWS William Rehig @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com Interview Sean Thompson @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com Interview Sarah Potts @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com Interview Josh Cobb @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com...

Audio | NAPB – 2012 | Marvin Boerboom

Marvin Boerboom @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com Interview “As a breeder, you can have all the technology in the world, but if you don’t have the experience and the knowledge of the...

Audio | NAPB – 2012 | SeedWorld.com INTERVIEWS

Marvin Boerboom @ NAPB 2012 - SeedWorld.com Interview “As a breeder, you can have all the technology in the world, but if you don’t have the experience and the knowledge of the...

NAPB – 2013 Conference

  Giant Views from the 2013 NAPB Conference in Tampa, FL. June 2nd - 5th, Patrick Byrne Patrick Byrne speaks to Seed World Media, Patrick is the incoming Plant Breeding Coordinating Committee...