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.
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The U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium


Minutes and Presentations* from Annual Business Meetings

Presentations from the Winter 2019 Meeting. (Note: Lead P.I. is listed. Please view the research for a complete list of Co-Authors and Presenters.)

Assessment of New Approaches of On-farm, In-bin Chilling Aeration and Drying Management on Rice Quality Characteristics - S Shafiekhani, University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Predictions of Stored Grain Condition using Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling - E Kaloudis - Centaur

We Asked, They Answered: Montana Farmer’s Grain Production and Elevator’s Grain Grading Decisions - A Bekkerman, Montana State University

2019 Meeting Minutes

Presentations from the Winter 2018 Meeting. (Note: Lead P.I. is listed. Please view the research for a complete list of Co-Authors and Presenters.)

Effect of Filling Height on Bulk Density of Wheat in a Test Weight Cup - M Petingco, Kansas State University

Economically Optimal Timing of Insect Control in Processing Facilities: A Real Option Apporach - B Adam, Oklahoma State University



2018 Meeting Minutes

Presentations from the Winter 2017 Meeting. (Note: Lead P.I. is listed. Please view the research for a complete list of Co-Authors and Presenters.)

On-Farm, In-Bin Drying and Storage of Rough Rice - G Atungulu, University of Arkansas

One-Pass Rice Drying with 915 MHz Industrial Microwave System - G Atungulu, University of Arkansas

Evaluation of Maize Drying Systems to Aid Smallholder Farmers with Post-Harvest Loss Reduction in Sub-Sahara Africa - S Cook, Kansas State  University

Economic Study of Wheat Grain Chilling during the Summer Storage in the Midwest - C Campabadal, Kansas State University

A Researcher and a Podcast Walk Into a Bar: What Could Possibly Go Wrong - A Bekkerman, Montana State University

Evaluating Sealing Quality of Grain Storage Bins Combined with Appropriate Phosphine Application Strategy to Minimize Insect Resistance in U.S. - T Conley, Oklahoma State University

Impact of a Polyethylene Liner on the Storage of Canola in Unaerated Steel Bins - K Moore, Oklahoma State University

Development of an Inexpensive Sensor for the Detection of Mold in Stored Canola Seed - K Moore, Oklahoma State University

2017 Meeting Minutes


Presentations from the Winter 2016 Meeting. (Note: Lead P.I. is listed. Please view the research for a complete list of Co-Authors and Presenters.)

Challenges in On-Farm Drying and Storage of Soybean for Seed in Modern Bin Systems G Atungulu, University of Arkansas
On-Farm In-Bin Drying and Storage of Rough Rice G Atungulu

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation of Solar Dryers K Ambrose, Purdue University
Intrinsic Characteristics of Modified DDGS and Development of Effective Handling Strategies K Ambrose
Reduction of Aflatoxin in Corn by High Voltage Atmospheric Cold Plasma K Ileleji
Effect of Different Tempering Methods on Sorghum Milling and Flour Properties Y Zhao

Iowa State University Feed Mill and Grain Science Complex, E Bowers, Iowa State University *
*For a September 2017 update on the complex, see the announcement

Use of Workers' Compensation Claims Data to Identify Opportunities for Quality Management Improvements G Mosher

Evaluating New Pack Factors for Stored Grains S McNeill, University of Kentucky

Spatial Competition in Grain Markets: Are There Differences in Elevators' Pass-through of Grian-Handling Efficiencies? A Bekkerman, Montana State University

Economically Optimal Timing of Insect Control in Processing Facilities: A Real Option Approach B Adam, Oklahoma State University
Impact of a Polyethylene Liner on Storage of Canola in Unaerated Steel Bins C Jones

Co-Regulation of Aflatoxin in the formal African Maize Market T Herrman, Office of The Texas State Chemist

Modeling Time, Aeration, and Loading Cycle Effects on Grian Packing M Casada USDA ARS CGAHR

Presentations from the Winter 2015 Meeting.

Outreach Programs and Facilities Update at Iowa State University Erin Bowers, Iowa State University
HARPC: Preventive controls & Food Safety Implications Sai Ramaswamy
Stochastic Modeling for the Quantification of Risk and Quality Incidents in the Bulk Materials Supply Chain Saxon Ryan
Infestation of Lesser Grain Borer First Instars on Sound and Artificially-Damaged Hard Red Winter Wheat Kernels Mario Andrada, Kansas State University
Modeling Phosphine Fumigant Distribution in Grain Storage Bunkers Josephine Boac
Evaluation of Sealed Silo Technology Under U.S. Conditions Dirk Maier
Aeration Strategy Simulations for Australian Wheat Storage Ben Plumier
Intrinsic Characteristics of Modified DDGS and Effective Handling Strategies Kaliramesh Siliveru
Improving the Microbial Safety of Wheat Flour through non-thermal Pre-Milling Interventions Luis Sabillon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Processing Properties of Whole-Wheat Durum Flour Milled on a Centrifugal Mill Lingzhu Deng, North Dakota State University
Durum Wheat Quality Tests and How They Relate to Pasta Quality Marina Dobrydina
Whole Wheat Milling of Hard Red Spring Wheat Khairunizah Khalid
Intrinsic Characteristics of Modified DDGS and Development of Effective Handling Strategies: Chemical Properties Studies Kristin Whitney
An Integrated Approach for Managing Fusarium Head Blight and Deoxynivalenol in Wheat: Lessons Learned After 12 Years of Multistate Research Pierce Paul, The Ohio State University
On-Farm Storage of Winter Canola: Study of Lined and Unlined Steel Bins Carol Jones, Oklahoma State University
Grain Bin Entrapment-Pressure Measurement Kevin Moore
In Search of the Holy Grail: Finding the Best Insect Control Strategy in a Food Processing Facility Li Niu
Reduction of Mycotoxins (Aflatoxin) In Distillers Grains-Project Update Hu Shi, Purdue University
Biosensor for Detecting Mycotoxins in Grains Sundaram Gunasekaran, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presentations from the Winter 2013 Meeting.

Accuracy at Reduced Cost for Near Infrared Measurements of Grain Quality Nanning Cao, Iowa State University
Considerations and Limitations of Risk Analysis in a Bulk Grain Supply Chain Gretchen A. Mosher
Aflatoxin and Quality Issues in 2012 Charles R. Hurburgh, Jr.
NIRS Measurement for the Grain Industry Connie Hardy
Effect of Kernel Size on H.R.S. Wheat Milling and Flour Quality Tsogtbayar Baasandorj, North Dakota State University
Ochratoxin A in Freshly Harvested and Stored Durum and H.R.S. Wheat Julie Kuruc
Reduction of Mycotoxin Levels in Corn by Screening and Sorting Richard Stroshine, Purdue University

 

*For a complete list of all investigators, please see the individual presentation file.