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ANNOUNCEMENT: This year's GEM Field Day will be held on September 14th, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:45pm. Everybody is welcomed to our field day and the location map is here (August 4, 2017).
2016 Aflatoxin evaluation data are available online now (May 23, 2017).
The GEM TSG member list has been updated now (May 8, 2017).
Made a few minor changes to make it more updated, such as deleted a banner of GEM cooperator meeting time, deleted a few obsolete lines on this page, etc (March 10, 2017).
The 2016 GEM yield trials data of the first year trials are available online now (March 1, 2017).
Part of the 2016 GEM disease and insect evaluation data are available online now and more will be here soon (February 28, 2017).
The NIR data for both 2015 and 2016 BC OBS and GEM released lines are available online now (February 27, 2017).
GEM Germplasm Releases and Key Traits has been updated on February 27, 2017. The total number of the GEM releases is 295 now.
The GEM TSG member list has been updated now (February 27, 2017).
The 2016 second year yield trials and yield trials from Raleigh are available online now (January 21, 2017).
2016 Breeding Cross Observation data (from both Ames and Raleigh locations) are available online now (January 21, 2017).
The 2016 Presentations at the GEM annual cooperator's meeting on December 7, 2016, in Chicago are available online (January 19, 2017).
2016 GEM Annual Reports are available online now (January 18, 2017).
ANNOUNCEMENT: This year's GEM TSG meeting (TSG members only) and GEM Cooperators' meeting are scheduled on December 6, 2016 from 4:00 to 9:00 PM at room Wrigley (closed) and December 7, 2016 from 8:30AM to 12:00PM at room Regency D, respectively at Chicago Hyatt Regence Hotel (October 28, 2016).
GEM personnel has been updated again (September 7, 2016)
An Excel file summary of best performing hybrids from Ames conventional program yield trial records (1998-2015) has been extracted from PRISM and is available for you to export, sort or manipulate to meet your information needs.

Criteria for inclusion:  Yield/Moisture ratio greater than or equal to 10.5 (August 19, 2016).
GEM personnel has been updated, along with other miscellaneous updates (August 12, 2016)
We are grateful to our Cooperators for their support!

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