P. Stephen Baenziger - University of Nebraska - Lincoln University of Nebraska
Laird Lampertz - Pitura Seeds Pitura Seeds
Paul Morano - Syngenta
David Bonnett - BASF BASF
This session, focusing on the latest in hyrbid wheat, is jam-packed with important content with a full list of insightful presenters.
Moderated by Matt Wehmeyer, AgriMaxx Wheat
Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln:
- Updates on UNL’s wheat program
- Evolving threats and opportunities in HRW research in the Great Plains including role of hybrid wheat in the future.
David Bonnett, Hybrid Spring Wheat Breeder, BASF:
- Hybrid wheat history: Why does it work today when it didn’t in the past?
- Special considerations for spring wheat
Jessie Alt, Global Wheat Lead, Corteva
- Role of newer breeding techniques and genomic knowledge enabling and complementing hybrid wheat breeding
Paul Morano, Syngenta
- Opportunities that hybrid wheat brings to farmers and wheat generally
- Why are the economics of hybrid wheat better today than in the past
Laird Lampertz, Pitura Seeds
- Differences between hybrid and conventional seed production
- Opportunities that hybrid seed creates for the seed producer