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New class teaches soybean breeding for disease resistance

A new class studying the effects of water molds on soybeans will be offered through UNL's agronomy and horticulture department. Breeding for Disease Resistance, a case study on Oomycete diseases in soybeans, is available as a self-paced graduate course for one credit. The course fits the needs of traditional graduate students specializing in plant breeding and genetics, but also fits the needs of employees in the seed industry, who are earning a plant breeding and genetics professional certificate, and as a Continuing Education Unit for Certified Crop Advisers. Continue reading at UNL Today. Also see Learn more about Distance Education.


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.


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