(Posted Thu. Jun 5th, 2014)
A successful Corn Utilization and Technology Conference concluded yesterday with the presentation of awards recognizing the top entries in the Gary Lamie Graduate Student Poster Competition, sponsored by the Indiana Corn Marketing Council. “The National Corn Growers Association is pleased to lend our support, encouragement and a cash stipend to young researchers,” said NCGA Research and Business Development Action Team Chair Tom Mueller during the awards presentation. “Clearly, corn offers a variety of solutions for many of today’s problems, and we are honored to play a small role in recognizing the scholarly efforts that will help expand corn utilization.” This year’s contest attracted 22 student entries. A panel of industry and academic experts evaluated the posters on their relevance to the corn industry, scientific originality, viable and supportable conclusions and oral and visual presentation. The judges reviewed entries that detailed research well above average in...
(Posted Mon. Dec 9th, 2013)
Dec. 9: The National Corn Growers Association announced today that registration for the 2014 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference is now open. The biennial event will be held June 2-4 in Louisville, Ky. The 2014 CUTC will feature the cutting-edge technologies and new uses that continually improve and dynamically change the corn industry with a focus on wet and dry milling. “While June may seem a ways away, registering now for CUTC provides an opportunity to save with valuable early registration discounts,” said NCGA Research and Business Development Action Team Chair Tom Mueller. “The 2014 conference remains a must-attend event on calendars of many throughout the industry. The conference maintains its position at the forefront of technology, fostering innovative ideas and the important networking connections necessary to move the industry forward.” The conference session topics will address genetics, biotechnology, and grain quality. There will be additional...