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Advancing innovation across the broad disciplines of cereal grain science through research, education, collaboration, technical service, and advocacy.

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Call for Project Proposals

The call for project proposals for 2023 funding is open through April 10, 2023. Research projects supporting the cereal and grain industries are eligible for funding consideration, so long as they are conducted by a not-for-profit, academic institution (domestic or international). Learn more and apply today!

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Introducing Whole Grains –​​​ Our Latest Topic!

Food for Thought recently ​launched our newest topic, Whole Grains, in recognition of International Whole Grain Day on November 15. Explore curated resources highlighting the importance​ of whole grains as part of a healthy diet, and as in important element of a more sustainable food system.

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Functional Food Research

Predicting single kernel and bulk milled rice alkali spreading value and gelatinization temperature class using NIR spectroscopy

Paul Armstrong and colleagues demonstrate the potential of single kernel NIR spectroscopy as a high throughput means for predicting gelatinization temperature (GT) from alkali spreading value (ASV) scores for rice classification. Calibrations for ASV as a predictor of GT class will be highly beneficial while not requiring additional resources.​

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LPRP helps ensure the accuracy of your labeling information and lab equipment, verify the reliability of contract laboratories, and identify opportunities to improve your laboratory quality. Subscribe today!

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New AACC Approved Method

Total Amino Acids by UHPLC-UV​

A new method applicable to grain-based matrices provides quantitative determination, in a single analysis, of amino acids​ (excluding tryptophan) via UHPLC-UV. The method includes example chromatograms, tables, and relevant equations for calculation and expression of results. Find it in Section 07 — #07-50.01.

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