Agronomy and Horticulture
At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, we put in the hard work — the grit behind the glory. In the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, we empower students to connect with people, cultivate ideas, discover new opportunities and acquire the skills necessary to feed and enrich the lives of a growing global population. We offer undergraduate programs in agronomy, horticulture, plant biology, and turfgrass & landscape management and a master’s and a doctorate in agronomy and horticulture with specializations.
Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policy makers, and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 19th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 12-14 at the Ramada by Wyndham, 301 2nd Ave., Kearney. The conference is hosted by the Center for Grassland Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
A full-day Flame Weeding Workshop will be held Aug. 19 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. University teams led by Stevan Knezevic, professor of agronomy and horticulture, and George Gogos, professor of mechanical and material engineering, will present data from seven years of research that resulted in 20 scientific publications, 100 abstracts and the development of new flaming equipment. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
University of Nebraska–Lincoln weed management research was featured and demonstrated at Nebraska Extension’s 2019 Weed Management Field Day on June 26 at the university's South Central Agricultural Laboratory (SCAL) near Clay Center. Amit Jhala, associate professor and extension weed management specialist organized and led the tour. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Analysis finds U.S. ecosystems shifting hundreds of miles northWhole ecosystems are shifting dramatically north in the Great Plains, a phenomenon likely linked to human influences such as climate change, says new University of Nebraska-Lincoln research that analyzed nearly 50 years’ worth of data on bird distributions. Read more at Nebraska Today · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES