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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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2022 Research Council Grants Announced -- Congratulations to this year's awardees!

The Research Council has funded over $32,000 in project grants for 2022, thanks to our sponsors and the Cereals & Grains Association Foundation​. Learn more about this year’s funded projects.

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Seeds of Change offers a series of videos from President Deirdre Ortiz, detailing recent advancements and new initiatives for our members and supporters. Each video highlights the seeds that we are planting to grow the success of our organization for years to come. View all videos to learn about our new Academic Research Forum, Research Council, annual meeting format, and more! 

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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

Opportunities to increase whole grain intake within the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Joanne Slavin and colleagues​ highlight several of the key recommendations from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report in 2017, such as adopting a whole grain-rich definition for breakfast cereals and providing only whole grain-rich cereals in WIC food packages.

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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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