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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $13.5M to Enhance Sorghum for Biofuel
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/thomas-brutnell/lab-news/u.s.-department-of-energy-awards-13.5m-to-enhance-sorghum-for-biofuel
The Danforth Center takes part in a multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a sustainable source for biofuel production
U.S. Department of Energy Awards $13.5M to Enhance Sorghum for Biofuel, The Danforth Center takes part in a multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a sustainable source, that it will be part of a major collaborative research project to improve sorghum's productivity under resource, water use- and nutrient-efficient sorghum crop systems. The five- year $13.5M project is funded by the the U.S. Department of Energy and will be led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Sorghum
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study
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“These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock source for biofuel production,” said Danforth scientist Todd Mockler, who is leading the project.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) DOE Gives Danforth Center $8 Million for Sorghum Study, The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $8 million to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center to study sorghum for use as a biofuel crop. The project is aimed at mapping sorghum’s genetic information and studying its physical characteristics to help researchers develop higher-yielding varieties of the plant. “These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy belt, making this crop a leading feedstock
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/in-the-news/in-the-news-item/st.-louis-business-journal-danforth-center-wins-8-million-doe-grant-for-sorghum-project
The grant supports a program focused on progressing research on sorghum as a bioenergy source. 
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Wins $8 Million DOE Grant for Sorghum Project, of Energy to study and breed sorghum hybrids for bioenergy. The grant comes through a program focused, to accelerate development of high-yield sorghum for bioenergy. The team will also analyze the genome of sorghum and combine that information with phenotype data to look at the physical makeup of sorghum. Read the article in its entirety HERE., (Collection), (Collection)
Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy Crop
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/danforth-center-awarded-8-million-doe-arpa-e-grant-to-accelerate-research-on-sorghum-as-bioenergy-crop
The $8 million grant awarded to the Danforth Plant Science Center will be led by Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center.
Danforth Center Awarded $8 Million DOE ARPA-E Grant to Accelerate Research on Sorghum as Bioenergy, accelerating research on sorghum, a drought and heat tolerant member of the grass family grown, at the Danforth Center. “By understanding the phenotypic and genomic variation of bioenergy sorghum, we, -yielding sorghum hybrids,” said Mockler. “These will be optimized for the U.S. sorghum bioenergy, and bioenergy grasses such as sorghum as sources of sustainable bioenergy. The sorghum research
Howard G. Buffett Foundation Teams Up With the Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont to Deliver Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/news-releases/news-item/Howard-G.-Buffett-Foundation-Teams-Up-With-the-Danforth-Plant-Science-Center-and-DuPont-to-Deliver-Nutritionally-Enhanced-Sorghum-to-Africa
 Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum Closer to Underserved Communities  ST. LOUIS, MO, and DES MOINES, IA, May 4, 2011 – The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and DuPont today announced a $4 million grant from the Howard G. Buffe ...
Nutritionally-Enhanced Sorghum to Africa, Grant Funds Next Phase in Bringing Healthier Sorghum, Foundation to bring healthier sorghum to underserved communities in Africa. The grant will help fund the completion of the development of biofortified sorghum, a more nutritious and digestible sorghum for Africans who depend upon sorghum as their staple diet. DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred began working on the project in 2005 in conjunction with the African Biofortified Sorghum (ABS
Partnership with Benson Hill Biosystems Focuses Efforts on Sorghum as a Next-Generation Bioenergy Source
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/roots-shoots-blog/blog-item/partnership-with-benson-hill-biosystems-focuses-efforts-on-sorghum-as-a-next-generation-bioenergy-source
Sorghum’s adaptability to diverse environments, low fertilizer requirements, high biomass potential and its compatibility with row crop production position it to become the premier bioenergy crop in the United States.
Partnership with Benson Hill Biosystems Focuses Efforts on Sorghum as a Next-Generation Bioenergy, CropOS™ cloud biology platform to advance sustainable development of sorghum as an alternative energy source. Sorghum is a unique crop in that most varieties are both drought and heat tolerant. Sorghum, will be met through biomass production in the South, with sorghum identified as a key crop. It is among, to sequence more than 400 sorghum genomes and capture tens of millions of phenotypic observations over
Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
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Leading Foundation Working to Empower Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa Taps Danforth Center
Foundation to expand and accelerate the development and deployment of advanced sorghum phenotyping, aims to optimize breeding strategies for improving the yield and stress tolerance of sorghum (Sorghum, . Sorghum is among the most efficient crops in terms of conversion of solar energy and use of water, demand by 2050. The need for improved varieties is particularly urgent because grain sorghum yields have been flat or declining due to the lack of sufficient investment. “The National Sorghum Producers
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Team Wins Share of $13.5 Million Bioenergy Grant
https://www.danforthcenter.org/news-media/in-the-news/in-the-news-item/(st.-louis-business-journal)-danforth-center-team-wins-share-of-13.5-million-bioenergy-grant
The five-year project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is meant to generate “strategies” to increase sorghum plant biomass and make the crop more efficient in using water and nutrients.
project aimed at making sorghum a more productive crop for bioenergy, the organization announced, of Nebraska-Lincoln, is meant to generate “strategies” to increase sorghum plant biomass and make the crop, . Officials at the Creve Coeur-based Danforth said sorghum makes for a promising biofuel crop because, land for food crops. According to center officials, researchers will investigate sorghum genetics, will be the identification of soil microbes that help make sorghum more efficient at using fertilizers and water
(DIGITS Wall Street Journal) Grow My Pretties! Tech Center Speeds Plant Growth
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Sugar cane, switch grass and sorghum provide green-energy alternatives to polluting fossil fuels. The recently unveiled Danforth Science Center in the U.S. Midwest hopes to make these plants grow faster. 
(DIGITS Wall Street Journal) Grow My Pretties! Tech Center Speeds Plant Growth, Sugar cane, switch grass and sorghum provide green-energy alternatives to polluting fossil fuels. The recently unveiled Danforth Science Center in the U.S. Midwest hopes to make these plants grow faster. View this article in its entirety here., (Collection), (Collection)
Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World
https://www.danforthcenter.org/scientists-research/principal-investigators/todd-mockler/lab-news/danforth-center-expands-major-research-program-to-benefit-farmers-in-the-developing-world
Sorghum is an ideal crop to meet the predicted doubling of global demand for food and fuel by 2050 with less impact on the environment.
, A multi-institutional research effort aims to optimize breeding strategies for grain sorghum for Sub, of advanced sorghum phenotyping and breeding technologies in support of improved varieties, tolerance of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), a leading bioenergy feedstock crop in the United States, but also a critical source of nutrition for millions of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Sorghum, technologies to sequence and analyze grain sorghum genomes, capture tens of millions of phenotypic