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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.



Jaclyn Nelson
Horticulture major Nelson awarded national floral scholarship

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Floral Endowment awarded 17 students nationwide, scholarships totaling more than $37,000 in October. Out of more than 75 applications received for this scholarship cycle, Jaclyn Nelson, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln horticulture major, was awarded the Jacob and Rita Van Namen Marketing Scholarship for $1,100. Nelson is a junior from Wallace, Neb., studying horticulture-entrepreneurship, with a focus on floral design and business. Read more.

Daniel Schachtman
Schachtman named AAAS Fellow

LINCOLN, Neb. — Daniel Schachtman, professor of agronomy and horticulture and director of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Center for Biotechnology, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

Schachtman was one of eight UNL faculty members chosen as fellows — selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application. 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.