Conducted research on automated detection of Fusarium head blight (FHB) damaged wheat kernels. FHB causes yield reductions of up to 50% and crop losses in the U.S. have exceeded $1 billion.
The U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium

NC-213 Impacts

  • Automated detection
  • Measures insect infestation
  • Color image sorting technology
  • Bioactive Compounds
  • Organic systems
  • About Us

    NC-213 is a project team of engineers, scientists, and economists from leading U.S. land grant universities and government research centers that conduct research to create and disseminate the technical knowledge needed to manage quality food safety and bio-security efficiently in world grain.

    To learn more about NC-213, please read our Plan of Work

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    Latest Reports of Progress from Participating Stations - 2017

    NC-213 Annual Meeting 2018 - Call for Papers is Open! Please note that as of Friday, December 8, 2017 - all of the presentation slots have been taken! During the Meeting we will once again have our Poster Showing with Graduate Student Poster Competition-People's Choice Award. Everyone may show a poster and please share this information with your colleagues. If you are an Undergraduate and you wish to enter the Poster Competition, please note that your poster will be judged on the Graduate Level. Anyone participating in the Poster Competition, must be registered and on-site by your poster to be eligible.

    Please note that this year we are offering three different registrations: Two Day (Wednesday and Thursday), One Day (Thursday) and Full Time Student ($50.00). Please use this link to register for the meeting.  Please note: Registration for the NC-213 Annual Meeting is closed. There will be no on-site registration. We apologize for any inconvenience. In addition, there is not more meeting space along with Wheat Quality Council for the Banquet. The room is over capacity. Thank you.

    To view the latest Program Agenda, please use this link. 

    Nominations for the 2018 Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Award of Excellence and for the 2018 Andersons Cerreals and Oilseeds Early-in-Career Award of Excellence are now being accepted! Please select this link for complete details. 

    Submission Date Ended September 8, 2017. Proposals Selected to be Funded will Soon be Announced. Thank you.

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    Awarded Research Grants

    Find awarded grant proposal titles along with complete contact information for the investigators.

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