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Update from former DWFI postdoc Ivo Zution Goncalves

February 23, 2021

Ivo Zution Gonçalves called Lincoln, Nebraska home for more than five years. Through a grant from his native country of Brazil and a post-doctoral position at the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, the 35-year-old got to know Lincoln – and the United States – better than many of its citizens.

Sugarcane production in Brazil can benefit from using treated wastewater as irrigation source

January 22, 2019

A study explored the potential of using the country’s abundance of treated wastewater, both for irrigation and as a nutrient source for sugarcane. The process provides additional benefit of reducing the amount of sewage discharged into lakes or rivers and minimizing the spread of disease.

DWFI Visiting Scholar attended the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

January 28, 2022

DWFI Visiting Scholar Thomas Rocha Ferreira recently attended the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. On December 16, Thomas presented his research and methodology on irrigation and remote sensing in northeast Brazil's semiarid region.


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