Tag: food energy and water systems



Enhancing Sorghum for Biofuel Production

Corn may be king, but sorghum is a top contender to replace it as the nation’s primary biofuel source. UNL leads multi-institutional research to improve sorghum’s productivity and significantly advance sustainable ethanol production. Optimizing sorghum’s biofuel potential would relieve pressure on an important global food source. Sorghum grows on marginal lands and needs less water […]

NU FEWS Sparks Innovation in Food, Energy and Water

Sustaining crucial food, energy and water systems in the face of a changing climate and a burgeoning population worldwide is among our most complex global challenges. To expand its traditionally strong research in food, energy and water systems, UNL launched the NU FEWS Initiative in 2015. Developed in partnership with Knowinnovation, creators of the Ideas […]