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Obregon Visitors’ week and field day – CANCELED
March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CSTFree
Important notice – March 6, 2020:
Due to the risk presented by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), CIMMYT has decided to cancel the field day on March 16 and other events planned for March 17 in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico.
If you had arranged side meetings with any of our scientists, please contact them directly to confirm their availability or check for alternative dates.
We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. If you have any doubts or questions, please contact Teresa Rodríguez.
We invite you to our annual visitors’ week and field day at CENEB (Campo Experimental Norman E. Borlaug) on 16 March 2020.
Please register your attendance below.
During the field day you will tour the CENEB research station, getting insights into the latest research by our Breeding, Physiology, Pathology, Quality, Molecular Breeding and Sustainable Intensification teams. Starting at approximately 8am in the field, the day will conclude with presentations on training and updates from our Regional Offices in Africa and Asia. Many visitors like to add specific meetings to their trip with individual or groups of our scientists, these should occur from the 5pm onwards.
Otherwise there will be optional additional tours and information available for those interested also occurring during the week of 16 March 2020. You may register your interest for these via this registration form.
With our global partners, we join advanced science with field-level research and extension in low-and middle-income countries. We work to raise sustainable productivity, production and affordable availability of wheat for 2.5 billion resource-poor consumers who depend on the crop as a staple food.