Thirty Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students made the CASNR Dean’s List for the spring semester 2018. Students must complete 12 credit hours of course work (courses must be started and completed in one semester) by the census date of the grade reports and attain a minimum semester GPA of 3.75. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy students Michaela Cunningham, Rodger Farr, Kolby Grint and Samantha Teten were awarded scholarships in May by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Cunningham, Farr and Grint were awarded Golden Opportunity (GO) Scholarships and Teten a Greenfield Scholarship. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Benjamin Hintz, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture student, received a six-month Disney Agricultural Internship in Orlando, Florida. Hintz graduated in May with a bachelor's of science in agronomy with minors in horticulture, Engler Entrepreneurship and math. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, is in the third year of leading a project titled “Enhancing Soil Ecosystem Services with Cover Crops” with funding provided by the Nebraska Environmental Trust. Co-investigators include Sabrina Ruis, postdoctoral research associate, Richard Ferguson, agronomy and horticulture professor and interim department head, and Paul Jasa, extension engineer in Nebraska’s Biological Systems Engineering department. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
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. We offer a master’s and a doctorate in Agronomy and Horticulture with specializations. 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.
Catch Backyard Farmer every Thursday on NET.
The 66th season of Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, premiered April 5 on NET.
Backyard Farmer offers answers to people’s gardening questions. Viewers submit questions on topics such as fruits and vegetables; insects; turf; annuals and perennials; weeds; trees and shrubs; and wildlife. A panel of experts from Nebraska Extension and University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s landscape services unit offers science-based recommendations.
Backyard Farmer airs live on NET at 7 p.m. each Thursday from April through the first part of September. The show is also live streamed on netnebraska.org. The rebroadcasts air on NET at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and on Create (NET 3) at 2 p.m. Sundays and 5 p.m. Mondays.