Agronomix Today – December 2019

Welcome to the December 2019 edition of Agronomix Today – our newsletter and press release with all the latest information on our company and plant breeding software system. We have a new brief overview video hosted, this time, by our newest plant breeder: Kidist Kibret PhD., Breeding Software Professional. Kidist earned her Masters degree at … Read more Agronomix Today – December 2019

What Can the Cloud Do for You?

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Have you ever had to upgrade software? For many, a software upgrade is a time of anxiety; you don’t know what will happen to your interface or how long it will take to relearn where things are in the new system. Or even worse, have you been hit by a virus or malware? You sit … Read more What Can the Cloud Do for You?

Plant Breeding Software…on the Cloud

For 28 years Agronomix Software has been at the forefront of developing plant breeding data management software solutions, starting with the original AGROBASE. Since 2001 AGROBASE Generation II® has changed the way breeders around the world interact with their data and each year it gets better. Initially the Core System was available with the Advanced Statistics and Varietal … Read more Plant Breeding Software…on the Cloud

Relational Database: Jargon or Jewel?

Data management software for plant breeding has dramatically evolved during the past decade. Systems available in today’s marketplace offer added benefits, such as global access, varying security permissions and data configurations that developers a decade ago only dreamed of. Today’s plant breeding software can give scientists a true competitive edge.

How a Three-Minute Interview and Flight 155 Became Pivotal Career Moments

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Dieter Mulitze PhD, Founder and CEO, Agronomix

I am often asked how I ended up starting a software company for plant breeding. Honestly, it was never my plan even for a second, and looking back I can identify the critical moments. When we do such reflection, we can be surprised by what we see, and better still, learn to identify such pivotal moments or events for our future. Here’s my story, even if it seems somewhat unbelievable.

I grew up on a dairy farm in eastern Ontario, so “agriculture was in my DNA.” My university career started at the University of Waterloo in mathematics and computer science, but a year later I switched to the University of Guelph into Crop Science. Back to my roots, you might say. After my second year I again needed a summer job and decided to visit the professors in Crop Science to see if there were any summer positions.

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