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Mission

The mission of the Cereal Crops Research Unit is to 1) conduct basic research to identify and understand the biological processes affecting the growth, development and properties of barley and oat, 2) evaluate these findings for potential applications to improved cereal quality through germplasm development or altered production practices, and 3) to provide support for barley applied research programs within ARS and at State Agricultural Experiment Stations.
The Cereal Crops Research is located in Madison, WI and is part of the Midwest Area.
The Research Leader is Cynthia Henson.
Email: cynthia.henson@usda.gov
Phone: 608-262-0377
Fax: 608-890-0306
Cereal Crops Research Unit
502 WALNUT STREET
Madison, WI 53726