Grow your story in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Undergraduate programs in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biology, and Turfgrass & Landscape Management provide hands-on learning in research labs and out in the field, preparing you for a future where you can influence the world in powerful ways. Here you will get personal attention at a Big Ten university and learn from faculty who work to feed and enrich the lives of a growing global population.
Specht honored with two prestigious awardsJim Specht, emeritus professor of agronomy and horticulture, was recently honored with two prestigious and highly competitive awards. The American Soybean Association honored him with the Special Meritorious Service Award at the annual ASA Banquet during the 2015 Commodity Classic in Phoenix. He also received the Louise Pound–George Howard Distinguished Career Award from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Faculty Senate during the UNL Honors Convocation on April 12, 2015. The ASA's Special Meritorious Service Award honors individuals who served the soybean industry above and beyond the ordinary and devoted a major portion of their career to the soybean industry in any field. Continue reading.
Backyard Farmer airs live Tuesdays
Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, airs live Tuesdays on NET1 at 7 pm CST from March through September. Join us for another great season of answering your lawn & garden questions. View archived videos on YouTube, or interact with the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.