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University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers receive $2.7 million DOE grant to study sorghum genetics

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers receive $2.7 million DOE grant to study sorghum genetics

August 29, 2019 |

In Nebraska, researchers from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln recently earned a $2.7 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a rapid, efficient method for characterizing the functions of genes in sorghum. The Nebraska scientists are leading a team of institutions from across the Corn Belt – including Iowa State […]

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln entomologist wins $1.5 million award for sorghum pest research

University of Nebraska–Lincoln entomologist wins $1.5 million award for sorghum pest research

April 25, 2019 |

In Nebraska, a tiny invader’s gooey march through U.S. sorghum fields continues to devastate crop yields, forcing some farmers out of the sorghum business despite the crop’s increasing importance. A University of Nebraska–Lincoln entomologist is investigating ways to help sorghum naturally resist sugarcane aphids, the crop’s most damaging pest in the United States. Louis earned a […]

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Nebraska’s economy has expanded $2b because of ethanol, according to UN-Lincoln study

Nebraska’s economy has expanded $2b because of ethanol, according to UN-Lincoln study

April 20, 2015 |

In Nebraska, Nebraska’s ethanol production capacity has grown tenfold between 1995 and 2014 and has a positive impact on Nebraska’s economy over the last five years, according to a recent impact study by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As of June 2014, Nebraska’s production capacity was 2,077 million gallons per year with 1,301 full-time employees at […]

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