Jeff Weber Has Advice For People Entering Sales

At the 30th Annual Independent Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Jeff Weber, Seed Treatment Lead of the Eastern Region for Nufarm Americas. Did...

Martha Hoffman Thinks It’s Interesting Seeing the Business Side of Agriculture

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Martha Hoffman, a journalism major with a minor in...

Riley Reep Feels It’s Her Job to Share Agriculture’s Story

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Riley Reep, a first year student at Texas Tech...

Sierra Williamson Spends Her Time Blogging About Agriculture

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Sierra Williamson, a senior at the University of Minnesota...

Tim Bratland’s Passing His Gavel to the Next Generation

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association (IPSA) Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Tim Bratland, president of Legend Seeds and outgoing president of...

Arielle Hurst Loves All Aspects of Ag, From Show Horses to Technology

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Arielle Hurst, a senior at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College...

Kassidy Kimpling Is Following Her Passion for Sales

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Kassidy Kimpling, a senior at the University of Illinois who's majoring...

Cheyenne Harle Is Pursuing Her Passion for Communicating With Others

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA Scholar Cheyenne Harle, a freshman at Iowa State University with...

Katelyn Tabit Helps to Develop Rural Communities

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with Katelyn Tabit, an undergraduate at Illinois College majoring in agribusiness with...

Mackenzie Trader Thinks Drones Are the Next Big Thing

At the 30th Annual Independent Professional Seed Association Conference in Indian Wells, California, Alex Martin sat down with IPSA scholar Mackenzie Trader, an undergraduate at Rend Lake College in...

Rakesh Kumar Loves Cantaloupe, but Gives Cucumber and Watermelon a Fair Shake, Too

Rakesh Kumar, melon R&D team lead at Syngenta, talks about why he's got such a passion for fruit and how it fits into Syngenta's portfolio. Interview conducted at Cucurbitaceae 2018...

Allen Van Deynze Loves the Fact He’s Not Deprived of Cucurbits Anymore

Allen Van Deynze is a researcher in the Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California — Davis. Originally from Canada, he...

Jim McCreight and Zhangjun Fei: The CucCAP Project and Making Better Melons

Jim McCreight, USDA research leader in crop improvement and protection research in Salinas, Calif., and Boyce Thompson Institute associate professor Zhangjun Fei, talk about the important work being done by...

Paradee Thammapichai Hopes You’ll One Day See Orange Cucumbers on the Shelf

Paradee Thammapichai is a graduate student in the plant genetics program at the University of Wisconsin — Madison working on genomics-aided development and characterization of Cucumis hystrix introgression lines in cucumber....
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SIPA Technical Education Unit Webinar & Podcast – Brought to you by Seed World

SIPA hosted an Education Unit on December 3, 2018 at the ASTA CSS & Seed Expo meeting in Chicago, Illinois.   A Panel discussion updating IP, Patents, PVPs and Branding cases and law...

Bill Copes Spends a Lot of Time Tasting Things

Bill Copes, melon breeder for HM.Clause Vegetable Seeds, sits down with Marc Zienkiewicz at Cucurbitaceae 2018 in Davis, Calif. last week to talk about what the company is doing to launch...

Jason Argyris Owes his Career to a Neighbor with a Really Big Garden

On location in Davis, California at Cucurbitaceae 2018, we sit down with Jason Argyris, researcher at the CRAG Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics in Spain, to chat about improving...

Ben Mansfeld’s Friends Think it’s Funny he Works in Pickling Cucumbers

On location in Davis, California at Cucurbitaceae 2018,  we sit down with Michigan State University pickling cucumber breeder Ben Mansfeld to chat about his work in making cucumbers more...

Michael Mazourek’s New Seed Company is Helping Bring the Flavor Back to Cucurbits

On location in Davis, California at Cucurbitaceae 2018,  we sit down with Cornell University vegetable breeder Michael Mazourek to chat about his work on the Cucurbit Coordinated Agricultural Project...

Angela Linares Helps Bring Food Security to Puerto Rico Through Cucurbits

On location in Davis, California at Cucurbitaceae 2018,  we sit down with the associate director of the Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences at University of Puerto Rico to talk about food...