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									                                                                                          9/20/2012




                                    IOWA GRAIN QUALITY INITIATIVE
                                    ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

                              Friday January 9, 2009; 9:30AM – 2:30PM
                               GATEWAY CENTER HOTEL, AMES, IOWA

                                                GOAL
The Grain Quality Initiative has been supporting several project areas related to bioeconomy and
bioprocessing focus of agriculture. The goal of this meeting is to discuss results of these
projects, and to identify grain-related topics that may need Extension investment in future years.

                                                AGENDA
9:30 AM                   Coffee and rolls available

10:00 AM                  Welcome and introductions
                          College of Agriculture and Extension update (Gerald Miller)
                                 Bioeconomy Task Force/Conversations

10:30 AM                  Project presentations
                                  Measurements
                                         Corn Amino Acids – Connie Hardy
                                         Fermentable Starch – Allison Burgers
                                         Soybean Fatty Acids – Charles Hurburgh
                                  Storage Training – Howard Shepherd
                                  Weed Stewardship – Mike Owen by Howard

12:00 Noon                Lunch Break (deli sandwiches in the same room)

1:00 PM                   Contract security and grain management – led by Charles Brown, IFBF

1:30 PM (or so)           Discussion (Committee)
                                 New issues - fractionation
                                 Other needs from Extension.
                                 Next meeting

2:30 PM                   Adjourn. We will be sure to end by 2:30.




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