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    Festulolium, the Best of Both Worlds

    How a cross between two grasses can fill a niche. Festuca and Lolium are two of the most valuable grass genera, which both...

    Heather Manching Balances School and Motherhood

    2019 Borlaug Scholar Heather Manching talks to Marc Zienkiewicz about how a plant breeder balances her studies and motherhood at the same time. Recorded at the 2019...

    Battling Gluten From the Field

    Clemson University researcher Sachin Rustgi searches for solutions to celiac disease.  Wheat has long history of challenges, ranging from drought to pests to...

    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...
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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...

    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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    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,...