Grow a career you can feel great about. The Department of Agronomy & Horticulture provides hands-on learning in research labs and out in the field, preparing you for a future where you can make an impact on the world. 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.


UNL soil judging team advances to national contest

UNL will appear at the 2015 National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest following a third-place finish at regionals on Oct. 2 in Ames, Iowa. The national contest will take place in the spring at the University of Arkansas-Monticello, where UNL hopes to unseat defending national champion Virginia Tech. At UNL, team members take a one-credit hour class. Depending on when the fall semester begins and when competitions are scheduled, the team has anywhere from one to five weeks to prepare and train before a contest. Soil judging team members include Department of Agronomy & Horticulture undergrad students Josiah Dallmann, Seth Gurley, Mark Keck, Rachel Stevens and Jared Williams. Continue reading at UNL Today.


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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