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.
Dirac Twidwell co-authors Science study quantifying ecosystem loss
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and gas development. Dirac Twidwell, an assistant professor in UNL's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, is among the authors of the paper, which was published April 23 in the journal. The research concludes that oil and hydraulic fracturing operations have contributed to significant vegetation loss across broad swaths of central North America . 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.