Betaseed has named Dr. Hans-Henning Voss as plant breeder at its Western Sugarbeet Research Center in Kimberly, Idaho. Voss will be responsible for the curly top and Genuity®
Roundup Ready® breeding programs.
Since March 2010, Voss has been a participant of the KWS SAAT Ag’s Breeders Academy
program at the Kimberly station. His education includes an M.S. degree in agricultural sciences from the Georg-August-University in Gottingen, Germany, as well as a Ph.D. from the State Plant Breeding Institute at the University of Hohenheim in Germany. He most recently worked as head of wheat breeding, as well as assisted in hybrid rye breeding, at Dieckmann Seeds, Nienstadt, Germany.