• Awards Presented at LIL Grain Legume Research Conference

    Dr. Julia Kornegay, chair of the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC), presented the Legume Innovation Lab Award for Meritorious Achievement to the Research Conference 2017


    following researchers at the Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab Grain Legume in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in  more, including photos

  • BIFAD Honors Drs. Rosas and Beaver

    Dr. James Beaver, of the University of Puerto Rico, and Dr. Juan Carlos Rosas, of the Zamorano Panamerican Agricultural University in Honduras, have been selected as winners of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.


    They are recognized for their contributions to breeding disease-resistant and drought/heat-tolerant varieties of common bean of diverse market classes under the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Grain Legumes, led by Michigan State University. more


  • BIC and NAPIA 2017 Conferences in East Lansing, Oct. 2017

    The Bean Improvement Cooperative (BIC) and the North American Pulse Improvement Association (NAPIA) are holding their conferences concurrently from October 29 to November 3 at the Kellogg Center on Michigan State University’s campus; additionally, the 7th International Legume Root Disease Workshop will be held on at the same location on Wednesday, November 1.


    BIC is a voluntary and informal organization that was established to effect the exchange of information and materials for the improvement of bean (cont.)

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