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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.



Goodding Learning Center Rededicated January 15, 2016

The Goodding Learning Center, located in 280 Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus, was rededicated Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. Steve Waller, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources dean, Roch Gauissoin, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture department head, and Rich Goodding, grandson of Dr. Thomas H. Goodding, provided comments. Members of the Thomas H. Goodding family were introduced. The Thomas H. Goodding Learning Center was first dedicated to the Department of Agronomy in 1982 with a generous donation from the family. Goodding received his bachelor's degree in agronomy in 1916, the first of 16 members from four generations of the Goodding family to graduate from the University of Nebraska. Read more.

Grassini awarded Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research Award

Patricio Grassini, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture and a fellow of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute and the Center for Great Plains Studies, has been named recipient of the Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research Award provided by the Branham Endowment Fund for 2015-2016. The award is given annually by the Agricultural Research Division to tenure-track assistant professors with an Agricultural Research Division appointment who have a maximum of five years of professional service at University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and is based on publication record, evidence of external funding activity and peer recognition. Read more.

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Backyard Farmer airs live Tuesdays starting in March

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 in March for another great season of answering your lawn and garden questions. View archived videos on YouTube, or interact with the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.