100 Grand for Grand Prize Winner of Ag. Innovation Competition


Lincoln -- TheUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting information sessions about an agriculturecompetition boasting a $100,000 grand prize.

The Ag Innovation Prize is seeking entries that will improveagriculture to change the world.

In addition to one grand prize winner, four finalists willalso receive prizes worth $25,000 each and an "audience favorite" willtake home a prize of $15,000.

The university's Engler Agribusiness EntrepreneurshipProgram is hosting the sessions to encourage people to enter. The sessions arescheduled on Oct. 23 at UNL's East and City Campuses, and Oct. 25 in theSycamore Room of the Nebraska East Union, from noon to 1 p.m.

A brainstorming session is scheduled on Oct. 30 in theNebraska East Union, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For more information, contact Tom Field at