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Research Project: Breeding Non-commodity Corn for Organic Production Systems

Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

Project Number: 5030-21000-066-03-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2014
End Date: Aug 31, 2019

Objective:
Increase the profitability and sustainability of organic food production systems based on corn.

Approach:
We will develop and release new corn varieties and develop new breeding approaches suitable for corn produced in organic systems.