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IANR Vice Chancellor Finalists Announced | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

IANR Vice Chancellor Finalists Announced | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the finalists for the position of Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources. The position opened when Ronnie Green became the university’s 20th chancellor earlier this year. Finalists Michael Boehm, William Brown, Gary Thompson [...]
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Advancements in Crop Genomics Using High-Throughput Phenotyping | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

MARICOPA, Ariz. – High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances, there is a critical need to train graduate students and scientists in this emerging technology. “The past decade has brought phenomenal progress in crop genomics enabled by developments in high-throughput DNA sequencing. This [...]
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EPA Finalizes New Bt Corn Requirements | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

EPA Finalizes New Bt Corn Requirements | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Farmers who plant Bt corn will breathe easier after the EPA released a much softer, less prescriptive version of its proposed rules designed to slow corn rootworm resistance to Bt corn traits. The finalized rules released Thursday make some new requirements for companies that register Bt corn, such as Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences and Syngenta. Most [...]
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New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE)

New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | KTIC (Radio-West Point, NE) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It turns out that man’s best friend could also hold a key to lessening those pesky allergic reactions. Researchers from the University of Arizona are launching a new study to see if bacteria found on dogs (and their saliva) can help lessen the sneezing, itching and hives of an allergic reaction and [...]

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