Maria Gabriela Cruz

Maria Gabriela Cruz

Farmer, Elvas, Portugal

Maria Gabriela Cruz manages a 700 hectare farm in Elvas, Portugal that has been in their family for over 100 years. Growing maize, wheat, barley, green peas and clover, they use no-till or strip-till on the full farm. She has grown biotech maize since 2006. Cruz was the Kleckner Award winner in 2010.