SPECIALTY CORN FOR FOOD AND FEED
Learn about the properties of specialty corn, and specific types of specialty corn including: high lysine corn, high carotene corn, high anthocyanin corn, waxy corn and hard endosperm corn.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. A lunch will be served using foods associated with specialty corn.
NOTE: This event is limited to 50 attendees. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 278-1170 by Friday, Sept. 9.
HOSTS: Alix and Mary Jane Paez
Genetic Enterprises International
3 Boone St., Luther, IA 50156
Corn quality for the food industry – Kate Gilbert
A model for raising free-range chickens – Reginaldo Haslett Marroquin
Description of each specialty corn hybrid – Alix Paez
Hybrid agronomics – Alix Paez
Farmer experience using specialty corn – Chris Teachout, Doug Hilgendorf, Jeff Hafner
Marketing – Alix Paez
Use of specialty corn for food and feed – Mary Jane Paez
EXPO – A DISPLAY OF 30 GEI NON-GMO HYBRIDS INCLUDING NORMAL AND SPECIALTY CORN
Genetic Enterprises International (GEI) is a corn breeding company that develops hybrid dent corn and hybrid specialty corn for food and feed. GEI develops products for specific niche markets and special applications in the food and feed industry, as well as hybrid of different maturities to fit the various growing areas in Iowa. GEI hybrids are suitable for conventional, organic or high-intensity farming practices.