Dr. Brian Cornelious brings nearly two decades of agricultural research expertise to Agricen. His experience spans corn and soybean breeding and development, seed sales/marketing and field plot design, preparation and maintenance.
Prior to joining Agricen, Brian managed regional sales at Stine Seed Company. Previously, he worked as a soybean breeder and station manager at Mertec, LLC. He has also held research positions in the AR Soybean Breeding Program and within the Formulations/Bioevalulations and Product Development Groups at Monsanto Company.
Brian currently serves as a board chairman for the Arkansas Land and Farm Development Corporation and a board member of the Crittenden County 4H. He is a past board chairman of the Commercial Soybean Breeders Association.
Brian received his BS in agronomy from the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, and his MS and PhD in plant breeding and genetics from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.