The difference between a good university and a great university can be measured by the passion, vision and generosity of its donors. Clifford and Jimmie Barta were brothers that ranched their entire lives in the eastern Sandhills of Rock and Brown Counties. During their estate planning, they chose to gift their ranch (Barta Brothers Ranch [BBR]) to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Quinn Charling, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln CASNR alumnus, has been accepted as a participant in Class IX of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy, a one-year program that educates participants about the vital role of rivers, streams and aquifers play in the economic sustainability of the state. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Stacy Adams, Christian Elowsky, Don Lee, Martha Mamo and Kim Todd, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture faculty, were honored for their support to students during the annual Parents' Recognition Awards March 1. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
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.
Contact us today to learn more about unlocking your potential at Nebraska.
Catch Backyard Farmer every Thursday starting in April on NET.
Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, offers answers to people’s gardening questions.
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.