SBC Prioritiy Areas and Initiatives

The Stakman-Borlaug Center unites plant health experts from the University of Minnesota, other institutions, industry partners and stakeholder groups to provide science-based solutions that solve challenges to global crop production and ecosystem health. The SBC provides research, outreach and education leadership in three priority areas:

Global Sustainable Crop Production

Stakman-Borlaug Center Global Sustainable Crop Production

Working around the globe, SBC scientists address challenges to crop production and build scientific research capacity. Global Sustainable Crop Production Initiatives >>

Plant Genetic Resources

Stakman-Borlaug Center Plant Genetic Resources

Finding genetic solutions that enhance crop resilience to stresses, reduce agricultural inputs and improve the livelihood of farmers and other stakeholders. Plant Genetic Resources Initiatives >>

UMN Plant Education Group

University of Minnesota Plant Education Group

The University of Minnesota Plant Education Group (PlantEd) cultivates connections between people, plants, food and the environment through research-based education and outreach. University of Minnesota Plant Education Group >>