International Sorghum and Millet Collaborative Research Support Program (INTSORMIL CRSP)


Date of this Version

Fall 2011

Document Type

News Article


AgReport (Fall 2011): 16.


Copyright 2011, Kansas State University. Used by permission.


Rachel Opole grew up in Nairobi, Kenya’s capitol, and the K-State doctoral student developed an early interest in livestock and crop production. Those interests, largely influenced by her parents, inspired her desire to improve crops grown to feed people. To enhance her work in that area, Opole earned the Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (LEAP) fellowship, administered by the University of California–Davis.