David Drag poses in a cherry picker overlooking the field trials.

David Drag: Cultivating food security

David Drag is no stranger to hard work. Whether it is a day in the greenhouse or field, each environment poses new and enticing challenges.

Steve Long headshot

Steve Long: Making nature more efficient

For 40 years Steve Long has been doing ground-breaking work — at the molecular, biochemical and physiological level — in the lab and the field, and on the computer.

Liana Acevedo-Siaca

Liana Acevedo-Siaca: Utilizing rice to achieve food security

Acevedo-Siaca was named a U.S. Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security at the International Rice Research Institute.