Patrick Cumbie 2024 Arborgen Tree Seedlings Patrick Cumbie, Ph.d. - Director Of Product Development At Arborgen

Patrick Cumbie, Ph.D.

Director, Product Development

Patrick is the Director of Product Development at ArborGen Inc. He has been involved in forest research and development for 23 years and has largely focused on planning and implementing accelerated breeding programs in loblolly pine. Before joining ArborGen in 2010, Patrick was a research forester for Weyerhaeuser Company and worked for the Cooperative Tree Improvement Program at NC State University. In his current role, Patrick manages product development activities in the US and Brazil, including breeding, seed production, and genomics. He received his PhD in Forestry from NC State University and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources.