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Welcome to the 2019 Young Farmers Conference! Please be sure to register for each session you plan to attend, as capacity is limited. Also make sure to edit your schedule if you decide you no longer want to attend a session so that others have a chance to add it to their schedule.

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Michael Mazourek

Row 7 Seed Company/Cornell University
Michael Mazourek is the co-founder of Row 7 Seed Company and an Associate Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. Michael’s work in agriculture began as a child growing butternut squash, cucumbers, peas and peppers in his family’s garden. A deep interest in human health led him to study biochemistry, which illuminated the links between plants and the important phytochemicals in our diet. Today, Michael specializes in the same varieties he grew in his family’s garden, as he aims to strengthen the connection between plants and human health by breeding improved vegetables and training others in his craft.