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May 19, 2015


St. Louis, Missouri is birthplace of GMOs; meet the woman who created them (St. Louis Public Radio)


May 5, 2015


Honoring wheat scientists Jesse Dubin and Ron DePauw and the Yaqui Valley Legacy


April 22, 2015


Seeds for Change: The Lives and Work of Suri and Edda Sehgal


April 3, 2015


Half a century of pioneering seed conservation: an interview with Malaysian seed icon Professor Chin


March 30, 2015


First Lady of Wheat in Mexico to celebrate her father, Norman Borlaug


March 24, 2015


Saatgut aus dem Kriegsgebiet gerettet (Wochenblatt)


March 9, 2015


Alice Conway, Advisor to General Counsel for Monsanto, will receive Legacy of Leadership Award from St. Louis Society for the Blind & Visually Impaired (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)


February 23, 2015


The life, legacy, and science of "Queen of Agrobacterium" Mary-Dell Chilton (WUNC)


January 16, 2015


Wageningen UR president prof. dr. ir. Louise O. Fresco honors the father of slow food Carlo Petrini


January 14, 2015


Rurik B. Halaby, Chairman and Founder, AgriCapital – Giant Views (SeedWorld)


January 11, 2015


Joseph Simcox, the seed explorer (Hartford Courant)


January 2, 2015


United Kingdom - Finlay Dale’s career successes firmly rooted in passion for potatoes (The Courier)


November 23, 2014


Plant geneticist Howard-Yana Shapiro breaks 200 mph while keeping up with fast-moving genetics field (The Sacramento Bee)


November 13, 2014


Food security successes earn "Sultan of Wheat" the World Food Prize - Varieties developed by Sanjaya Rajaram feed 1 billion people


November 3, 2014


Feeding the world: profile of a World Food Prize winner Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram


October 24, 2014


Uganda - Plant breeder Johnnie Ebiyau looks to pass on his sorghum genius (AllAfrica)


October 22, 2014


Uganda - Johnnie Ebiyau, a senior research officer with the National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NASSARI), looks to pass on his sorghum genius (The Observer)


October 4, 2014


Farmers still benefit from hybrid corn breeding pioneer Lester Pfister’s perseverance (AgriNews)


September 23, 2014


Tomato and potato plant breeder Tom Wagner brings variety to your garden, plate (HeraldNet)


September 22, 2014


A tribute to Alejandro Ortega, former CIMMYT maize scientist


August 28, 2014


Great British bioscience pioneers – Dr Danny Thorogood


June 14, 2014


The molecular biologist who would feed the world sorghum (Chicago Business)


June 10, 2014


Bees can be more important than fertilizer
Bienen können wichtiger als Dünger sein


June 6, 2014


Dr. Ravi Singh, a CIMMYT Distinguished Scientist and Head-Bread Wheat Improvement & Rust Research


May 26, 2014


Green crusaders, agriculture innovators battle 'unscientific' tag (TwoCircles)


Rollins A. Emerson: The namesake of the bacterial wilt-resistent Great Northern cry bean cultivar (Farm & Ranch)


April 16, 2014


Building the next generation of plant breeders to a shared vision by Seed Central and its industry partners


April 8, 2014


Borlaug Centennial celebrated with international summit


April 7, 2014


Norman Borlaug: a man for all seasons (Forbes)


April 4, 2014


The next generation of plant breeders and leaders


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