Want to read the latest news stories from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture? Distributed since January 2016, the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture publishes an e-newsletter of student accomplishments, department news and events up to two times per month. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Students find passion, friendship in soil judging teamGetting their hands dirty is what the soil judging team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln does best. Each year, the 16 to 18 members of the soil judging team take a class to prepare for competitions in the fall and spring semesters. According to Samantha Teten, a member who’s been on the team for four years, the members look at different soil characteristics like color, texture and structure. They then classify the soil and determine if it would be suitable for building houses, for gardening and more. Full story at The Daily Nebraskan · 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.
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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.