Grow your story in the Department of Agronomy & 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.

 

Wingeyer honored with Outstanding Postdoc Award

Anita Wingeyer has been awarded the 2014 Outstanding Postdoc Award — the first-ever winner from the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture. This award honors University of Nebraska–Lincoln postdocs demonstrating exceptional achievement in research, teaching, mentoring, innovation and service. Wingeyer shares the award this year with Chandrasekhar Natarajan, School of Biological Sciences and Yongbo Yuan, Mechanical & Materials Engineering. Wingeyer worked with John Guretzky, Martha Mamo, Walter Schacht, and Jerry Volesky from 2012–2014 on a demonstration project involving high stocking density grazing management, funded by the USDA-NRCS. Wingeyer led the development of a research project to evaluate how intensive grazing management influence the spatial distribution of nutrient return from dung pat, urine, and trampled vegetation. Continue reading.

 

Backyard Farmer airs live Thursdays starting in April

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 in April 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.

 

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