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Learning Materials are available at the GRIN-U repository

A number of new learning materials are available on the GRIN-U repository (

These include videos on Three Sisters agriculture; short videos on cowpea, sorghum, tomato, and potato; virtual tour videos of USDA’s National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation; ebooks on crop wild relatives and a crop science virtual field tour; and infographics explaining USDA’s National Plant Germplasm System and the role of botanic gardens in conserving plant genetic resources.

An Initiative to re-galvanise the International Barley Research Community

We believe that there is both a need to re-invigorate the ‘barley community’ from the ground-up by increasing interactions, establishing new (or refreshing old) collaborations or networks, and using ‘leverage’ to offer greater value to global research investments by extending their impact to the international stage. By working better together we believe we could demonstrate to funders and end users that investing in barley research makes sound long term academic and economic sense.