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1 BRIDGING RESEARCH GAPS BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS” Aug 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, TX

2 Program Wednesday, August 28 Welcome & Mixer, USDA Tour & Preliminary Grad Student Presentations Venue: Cropping Systems Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, th Street, Lubbock, TX 5:00-6:00 PMRegistration 6:00-7:00 PMDinner—Welcome & Mixer Dr. John Burke, USDA-ARS CSRL director, Lubbock, TX 7:00-8:00 PMField Tour–USDA-ARS field plots (on site) 8:15-10:00 PMPreliminary Graduate Student presentations before student awards committee, CSRL Conference Rooms (For Student Awards Committee only) Dr. Glen Ritchie, Texas Tech Univ. Lubbock, TX ***In-conference phone contact—questions, driving instructions, etc. contact Calvin Trostle, Mobile (806)

3 Sponsors Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board Pioneer Chromatin Inc. Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission Oklahoma Sorghum United Sorghum Checkoff Program THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

4 Thursday AM, August 29 8:10-8:45 AMWelcome, program update, and remarks (Host: Gloria Burow) 8:45-9:45 AMGraduate Student Competition—Top three presentations from Wednesday evening’s program Dr. Glen Ritchie, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX 9:45-10:05 AMBREAK—ICC Room #105 (POSTERS can be put up at ICC Rm 105) General Session by Disciplines—ICC Auditorium 10:05-11:05 AMChemistry & Utilization, Dr. Nancy Turner, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX Processing sweet sorghum for a dual feedstock bioenergy system. Dr. Danielle Bellmer, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK Use of sorghum bran as an antioxidant in meat products. Dr. Rhonda Miller, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Improving the use of sorghum distillers grains in beef cattle diets. Dr. James McDonald, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 11:05-12:05 PMBreeding & Genetics, Dr. Ramasamy Perumal, Kansas State Univ., Hays, KS Nitrogen use efficiency in sorghum. Dr. Ismail Dweikat, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE Genome wide association study of resistance to stalk-rots in sorghum. Adedayo Adeyanju, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS Advanta US, Inc.—Planting the Seeds of Change. Ben Beyer, Advanta US, Hereford, TX In-conference phone contact—Calvin Trostle, Mobile (806)

5 Sponsors Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board Pioneer Chromatin Inc. Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission Oklahoma Sorghum United Sorghum Checkoff Program THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

6 Thursday PM, August 29 12:05-1:15 PMBusiness Lunch: SICNA business meeting—ICC Hall of Nations- Tesfaye Tesso POSTERS available for viewing Afternoon Session— 1:15-1:20 PM Brief Remarks & Program Update (Host: Justin Weinheimer) Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission update 1:20-2:00 Entomology, Dr. Bonnie Pendleton, West Texas A&M Univ., Canyon, TX Current status of greenbug biotypes in sorghum. Dr. Scott Armstrong, USDA-ARS, Stillwater, OK What’s new for insect pest management in Louisiana? Dr. David Kerns, LSU Ag. Center, Winnsboro, LA 2:00-2:40 PM Plant Pathology, Dr. Deanna Funnell-Harris, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE Screening exotic sorghum germplasm to identify new sources of stalk rot resistance. Dr. Chris Little, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS Response of near isogenic sorghum lines, differing at the P locus for plant color, to grain mold and head smut fungi. Dr. Deanna Funnell-Harris, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE 2:40 PMBREAK—ICC Room #105 FIELD TOURS - organizers, Calvin Trostle, Justin Weinheimer, Vehicles for tours will be stationed outside of ICC 2:50-6:00 PMOff-site Tours (Choice indicated during pre-registration) BREEDING & Texas A&M AgriLife, 1102 East FM 1294, Lubbock, TX (north on I-27 to FM 1294, exit 11) Chromatin field station, Idalou, TX (4 mi east of Idalou on U.S. 62/82, then north ~1 mi on CR 3700) Dr. Gary Peterson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research sorghum breeder, Lubbock, TX Chad Hayes, USDA-ARS CSRL sorghum breeder (field site at Texas A&M AgriLife), Lubbock, TX Dr. Larry Lambright, Director of Sorghum Breeding, Chromatin, New Deal, TX Diamond Ethanol production plant, Levelland, Texas (uses mostly grain sorghum) Coordinated by Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

7 Thursday Evening, August 29 Banquet and Dinner Texas Tech Club at TTU’s Jones AT&T Football Stadium Awards Program Outstanding Graduate Student Presentation, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Plainview, TX National Sorghum Producers Outstanding Achievement in Sorghum Improvement, presented to Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (presentation by Dr. Bob Klein, SPARC, USDA-ARS, member SICNA Board) KEYNOTE Presentation—Dr. Daphne Preuss, CEO, Chromatin, Chicago, IL

8 BRIDGING RESEARCH GAPS BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS” Aug 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, TX

9 Acknowledgements 2013 Steering Committee: Gloria Burow, Calvin Trostle, Justin Weinheimer, John Burke, Glen Ritchie Tour coordinators: Chad Hayes,Gary Peterson, Larry Lambright USDA-ARS staff: Barbara Hodges, Kent Wood, Greg Cartwright, Lan Liu Gitz, Jon Cotton, Kevin Evenson USCP staff: Laura Kelley, Stacy Phillips, Jenna Hightower, Ian Hoeffner, Shelee Padgett, Jennifer Blackburn, Lindsay Kennedy, Florentino Lopez, Tim Lust

10 Sponsors Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board Pioneer Chromatin Inc. Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission Oklahoma Sorghum United Sorghum Checkoff Program THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

11 Fri AM, August 30 8:00-8:10 AMBrief Remarks & Program Update (Host: Gloria Burow) 8:10-9:10 AMA) Biotechnology, Dr. Zhanguo Xin, USDA-ARS CSRL, Lubbock, TX Lignin modification to improve sorghum biomass for bioenergy uses. Dr. Scott Sattler, USDA-ARS, Lincoln, NE New resources and strategies for genome-wide mapping in sorghum. Dr. Geoff Morris, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Strategies for mitigation of anthracnose blight in sorghum natural defense through the use of phytoalexins. Dr. Surinder Chopra, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA Concurrent Session: B) Grain Sorghum Physiology School (1 h)—Location to be determined (outside), Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Lubbock 9:10-10:10 AMTechnology Transfer/Extension. Dr. Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK The sorghum headworm calculator: A speedy tool for headworm management. Dr. Tom Royer et al., Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK Social media—From the producers’ stand point. Billy Bob Brown, producer & past USCP board member, Panhandle, TX Agricultural apps available for smart phones and tablets. Dr. Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State Univ. 10:10-10:40 AMBREAK—ICC Room #105 10:40-11:40 AMAgronomy and Physiology, Dr. Ignacio Ciampitti, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS Screening germplasm collections for water-deficit and low temperature stress tolerant sorghum using physiological analyses. Dr. John Burke, USDA-ARS CSRL, Lubbock, TX Canopy temperature: A potential trait in selection for drought tolerance in grain sorghum. Dr. Raymond Mutava, Univ. of Missouri, Colombia, MO Energy sorghums research in Oklahoma. Dr. Vijaya Gopal Kakani, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK 11:45 AMClosing Remarks---- Poster presenters don’t forget to take down your posters!!! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION, SEE YOU IN OUR NEXT MEETING & SAFE TRAVEL…..


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