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 - 2018

    NC-213 Annual Meeting 2020 -  Please use this link to view the latest Program Agenda. Please use this link to register for the meeting. 

    NC-213 - The Andersons Research Grant Program - Team Competition 2018 - Proposal Selected for Funding:

    Title: “Characterizing Protein Digestibility and Celiac Antigenicity of Historical and Modern Wheats.” 

    Project Contact – Lead Principal Investigator:
    Devin Rose, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

    Team Principal Investigators and Institutions:
    Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, along with Kaustav Majumder and Melanie Downs.

    Senay Simsek, North Dakota State University, along with Andrew Green.

    Please join the NC-213 Administrator Advisor/Coordinator, David A. Benfield, in congratulating these individuals and their proposals. Thank you. Bill Koshar, NC-213 Administrative Support.


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    Awarded Research Grants

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