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Kansas Corn Commission Funded Projects

FY-17 Funded Projects

Below is a listing of projects funded by the Kansas Corn Commission in Fiscal Year 2016, beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017.
The commission may fund additional projects before the end of the fiscal year.

Kansas State University Research:
Ignacio Ciampitti, “Extension Activities, Educational Materials and Applied Research for Kansas Corn” $24,244

Ignacio Ciampitti, “Corn Management Decision Guiding Website and Mobile App” $39,350

Daniel Flippo, “Study of Light Wavelength and Image Processing to Automatically Identify Corn Pests” $37,990

Nathan Nelson, “Cover Crops and Phosphorus Management to Protect Water Quality in Corn-Soybean Rotation” $5,000

Anserd Foster, “Exploring the Value of Plant Analysis to Enhance Water Use Efficiency in Southwest Kansas” $9,234

Isaya Kisekka, “Mobile Drip Irrigation for Sustaining Corn Production with Limited Water” $38,406

Water Technology Farms, $50,000

International Market Development
International Grains Program, K-State “International Market Development” $75,000
US Meat Export Federation, “International Market Development for Red Meats” $120,000
US Grains Council, “International Market Development for Corn and Corn Products” $362,000

Market Development, Promotion and Education
Brian McCornack, K-State, “Beyond the Summer Science Institute—Using Corn in the Curriculum to Advance Inquiry-Based Learning” $25,000

EPP, “Seed to STEM” educational program $271,000

Kansas Corn Growers Association “Kansas Corn Market Development, Promotion and Education” $820,000

National Corn Growers Association “Research, Market Development, Promotion and Education: $1,567,500
NCGA Funding summary: Base Funding: $220,000 plus Portfolio Funding in the following areas: Trade and Biotechnology–$10,000; Ethanol Programs–$175,000; Ag-Auto Alliance–$7,500; Common Ground–$80,000; US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance–$50,000; Production and Stewardship–$25,000; Public Policy Education–$35,000; Research and Business Development–$35,000; NASCAR Base and Activation–$100,000; Ethanol Pump Standardization–$750,000.

 

 


FY-2017 Funded Projects

Below is a listing of projects funded by the Kansas Corn Commission in Fiscal Year 2017, beginning July 1, 2016 and ending June 30, 2017. The commission may fund additional projects before the end of the fiscal year.

FUNDING AMOUNT PERCENTAGE
Research $298,034 8%
Domestic Market Development $1,553,333 41%
Foreign Market Development $897,833 24%
Promotion & Education $1,024,333 27%
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