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.
A bioinformatics journey from Brazil to Nebraska and back
Powers cultivates sense of community at Backyard Farmer GardenIt’s a clear, bright morning on Nebraska’s East Campus, and the Backyard Farmer Garden is already buzzing with activity. Ann Powers can’t help but smile when she looks over the community space. She took over as primary caretaker of the garden in May, and the gig has quickly became a labor of love. Read full story at Nebraska Today · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Grower, researcher say Nebraska needs to step slowly into hemp marketMidwest Hop Producers was one of 10 growers to be randomly selected to participate in the first year of the state's Hemp Cultivation/Processing Research Program, established by a bill (LB657) passed by the Nebraska Legislature and signed into law this spring by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Full story at Lincoln Journal Star · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Ellen Paparozzi, a professor of agronomy and horticulture, was named a Pi Alpha Xi Fellow July 24 at the American Society for Horticultural Science annual conference in Las Vegas. The Fellows Award is the highest honor Pi Alpha Xi bestows on its members in recognition of dedicated service and distinguished leadership to horticulture, students, colleagues in the academy and the public. Paparozzi is the 23rd Fellow to be selected in the 31 years of the award. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES