Ph.D – Washington School of Medicine, Missouri
Years of Service at Sakata: One very exciting year!
Currently Breeding: Melons
Angela, what led you to decide to become a vegetable breeder?
My grandmother who was an avid gardener. She had me out enjoying her plants, sowing seed, and harvesting peas before I could even walk.
What’s the best part of your job?
Traveling to warm places in the winter to evaluate melons.
Sakata recently celebrated 40 years of business in NAFTA – Do you have anything special you’d like to say about Sakata?
Happy Birthday, Sakata Seed America — Here’s to another great forty years!
Briefly, can you tell us something that not everyone knows about you!
I’m an avid birder!