UNL seeking applicants for $100K agriculture prize

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is hosting information sessions about an agriculture competition with a $100,000 grand prize.  The Ag Innovation Prize is seeking entries that will improve agriculture to change the world. The contest offers a $100,000 grand prize, four final prizes worth $25,000 each and an "audience favorite" prize of $15,000.  The university's Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program is hosting the sessions to encourage people to enter. The sessions are scheduled on Oct. 23 at UNL's East and City Campuses, and Oct. 25 in the Sycamore Room of the Nebraska East Union, from noon to 1 p.m. A brainstorming session is scheduled on Oct. 30 in the Nebraska East Union, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.