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.
UNL faculty, staff and students win top honors at NCWSS meetings
The annual meeting for the North Central Weed Science Society was held Dec. 1–4 in Minneapolis. Department of Agronomy & Horticulture Assistant Professor Greg Kruger was honored with the Young Scientist Award and Lacy Leibhart, agronomy graduate student, won first-place in the Paper Presentation titled "Mechanism of resistance in 2,4-D-resistant waterhemp." Agronomy graduate student Rodrigo Werle won the Poster Presentation titled "ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Dose and Plant Size Influence the Control of ALS-Resistant Shattercane Populations" and took second in the Paper Presentation. The Student Quiz Bowl team including agronomy graduate students Ryan Henry, Cody Creech, Rodrigo Werle and Debalin Sarangi took second-place.
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.