Our Daily Bread With Mory Rugg

Show Notes

This week for happy hour, Mory Rugg, a wheat breeder, discusses his background and career in wheat breeding. He also talks about the challenges and advancements in hybrid wheat breeding. The conversation transitions to his current role at Arthur Companies and the opportunities for vertical integration and IP programs. The importance of variety selection and regional adaptation is highlighted, along with a discussion on wheat stem sawfly. Overall, the episode provides insights into the world of wheat breeding and the significance of wheat as a crop. In this conversation, Mory Rugg, a wheat breeder, discusses various aspects of wheat breeding and the importance of naming and numbering wheat varieties. He emphasizes the significance of profitability and the impact of step change varieties. Mory also shares his journey to becoming a wheat breeder and the challenges involved in the breeding process. He highlights the need for agronomic focus and the potential future developments in wheat breeding. The conversation concludes with a beer banter, where Mory and the hosts share their beer choices.

Agronomists Happy Hour

Two agronomists from North Dakota getting into conversations with others that work in agriculture, of course over a beer. Agronomy, Beer, Fun!

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