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 - 2015

    NC-213 Annual Meeting 2016 - Meeting Registration is now closed. The registration was extended until February 17. We apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused our members.


    Nominations for the 2016 Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Award of Excellence and for the 2016 Andersons Cerreals and Oilseeds Early-in-Career Award of Excellence are no longer being accepted. UPDATE! Congratulations to Joe Needham, The Andersons, Inc., for being awarded the 2016 Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Award of Excellence and Gretchen Mosher, Iowa State University, for being awarded the 2016 Andersons Early-In-Career Awards of Excellence!

    Latest Grant Opportunity Announced! The Andersons Research Grant Program - Team Competition 2016 - Submission is open. 

    The due date for submission is Friday, September 9, 2016 (no later than 5:00PM Eastern Time). Good luck!




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    Awarded Research Grants

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

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