Soft Red Winter Wheat Breeding & Variety Development - David Van Sanford, UK
Improvement and Development of Barley for Use in Feed, Food and Fuel - Wynse Brooks, VA Tech
Enhanced Chia Production & Product Usage - David Hildebrand, UK
Fragipan Remediation - Lloyd Murdock, UK
Updating Rye and Barley Management Guidelines for Kentucky - Chad Lee, UK
Understanding the Genetic Basis of Wheat Development - Van Sanford & Knott, UK
Improving fungicide application recommendations for managing Fusarium head blight of wheat and barley - Carl Bradley & Tom Stombaugh, UK
The Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association has allocated over
$2 million in producer check-off contributions toward research in the last 20 years. KySGGA has been dedicated to the areas of variety development, Intensive Wheat Management, and No-Till practices.
In August 2016, the Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association and Promotion Council selected the research projects that will receive Small Grain checkoff funding for the 2016-2017 growing season. The new round of projects brings the total dedicated funding toward research to $2.15 million since the checkoff was initiated in 1992.
The following projects were approved for funding totaling $132,094:
Can Fusarium Head Blight Vomitoxin Levels Be Reduced with Agronomic Practices? - Carrie Knott, UK - $35,750