Undergraduate Degree Programs Interested in the majors offered in the department? Click below to learn more.
Agronomy. This degree program is designed for students who are interested in plants and soils as they relate to economic crop production and environmental protection.
Horticulture. Study the science and art of growing and using fruits, vegetables, flowers, ornamental plants and grasses to enhance our living environment and to diversify human diets.
Plant Biology. Perfect for those who love plants and science. Students can explore plants at the molecular, cellular, organismal, whole plant, and ecological levels.
Turfgrass & Landscape Management. Blends knowledge of turfgrass and ornamental plants with an understanding of plant physiology and management to produce "Green" areas that enhance quality of life.
News and announcements
Stevens places second in collegiate soils contest
Rachel Stevens, a junior agronomy major, placed second in the North America Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture four-year division collegiate soils contest. The contest was held April 11 in Maryville, Missouri as part of the NACTA 2014 Judging Conference at Northwest Missouri State University. Rachel evaluated four soils by measuring soil horizons and collecting and describing soil samples. Continue reading.
FFA students compete in Career Development Events on East Campus
The traditional blue corduroy blazers, worn by FFA students from across the state, were seen everywhere on UNL East Campus last week. Students took part in competitions as part of the organization's 86th annual state convention that ran April 9-11. A reported 3,800 students attended this year's conference. Continue reading.
Backyard Farmer airs live Thursdays
Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, airs live Thursdays on NET1 at 7 pm CST from April 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.