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Minnesota CropCast: Dr. Aaron Lorenz - Leading the UMN soybean breeding program in the 21st century

The Minnesota CropCast podcast has as its guest today, Dr Aaron Lorenz, Professor in Soybean Breeding and Genetics at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Lorenz, who grew up on a farm in southwestern Minnesota, provided his background, including his academic journey to his present position as a researcher in the development of soybean varieties and genetics. Dr. Lorenz provided specifics about how the University of Minnesota soybean research program provides training for graduate students, soybean varieties for Minnesota Crop Improvement, develops new soybean breeding techniques and licenses soybean genetic materials to major private soybean companies.

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What is Minnesota CropCast?

Hosts David Nicolai and Seth Naeve discuss the progress and challenges of Minnesota's agronomic crops in this new podcast. They are joined by a diversity of specialists representing all crops and agronomic disciplines to discuss their research and its impact on future Minnesota crops. Dave Nicolai is a crops Extension educator and Seth Naeve is the Extension soybean agronomist.

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