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Melanie Caffe-Treml

Dr. Melanie Caffe-Treml leads the oat breeding program at South Dakota State University. The objective of the oat breeding program is to increase the profitability of farmers in South Dakota and surrounding states by rapidly developing and releasing new oat cultivars with improved agronomic characteristics including yield, test weight, lodging resistance and disease resistance. Her objective is also to improve grain value and marketability. She works closely with the oat milling industry to develop varieties with improved milling characteristics and increased nutritional value for consumers.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, January 24

10:30am CST