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 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.
NC-213 Annual Meeting 2017 - Call for Papers is Open! Please contact Bill Koshar to reserve your slots! Don't have a title yet? No problem! Reserve your slot(s) now to ensure that you will have an opportunity to present! Remember that 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. To view the latest Program Agenda, please use this link.
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Nominations for the 2017 Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Award of Excellence and for the 2017 Andersons Cerreals and Oilseeds Early-in-Career Award of Excellence are being accepted. Please contact NC-213 Past Chair - Dr. R.P. Kingsly Ambrose, Purdue University for complete details. Nominations for both Awards are being accepted until Friday, February 10, 2017.
On behalf of the NC-213 Executive Committee and Grant Review Committee, I am pleased to report that this year’s Andersons Research Grant Program – Team Competition 2016 awarded the Proposal; “Segregation Strategies for Non-GM Corn: Improving Effectiveness through an Analytical Modeling Approach” which was submitted by Lead PI Gretchen Mosher, Iowa State University, and R.P. Kingsly Ambrose, Purdue University. This is a two year research proposal and is eligible to receive up to $75,000.00 each year for a two year period. Please join us in congratulating Gretchen and Kingsly on this Award! Bill Koshar, NC-213 Administrative Support