Michael Kovach, Pennsylvania native, and row crop breeder. “I love the idea that the products we develop will be grown by farmers”
Ted Superak, breeder of 41 years, who currently works for HM Clause seeds. “Its human directed evolution. I try to create different combinations of genes. Its kind of like being an artist where DNA is your paint.”
Plant breeding innovation is a hot topics at ASTA’s CSS & Seed Expo 2016.
The research seminar covered the evolution of plant breeding to include more sophisticated tools, how breeders are using genome editing, and its potential to more economically and efficiently sustain the diverse, nutritious and high quality food we enjoy today.