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K-State Today

August 16, 2011



McCornack receives USDA grant to study bioenergy crops' impact

By Erinn Barcomb-Peterson

Brian McCornack, assistant professor of entomology, is a part of a team that received a $938,000 competitive grant by the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Bioenergy Research Program. K-State, the University of Arkansas, Oklahoma State University and the USDA-Agricultural Research Service Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center are cooperating on the project, "Impact of bioenergy crops on pests, natural enemies and pollinators in agricultural and non-crop landscapes."