Grassland Studies seminar series begins Sept. 17
The Center for Grassland Studies will begin its 24th annual fall seminar series with a lecture by Dirac Twidwell Jr., an associate professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture who will speak about modern challenges in environmental science from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Nebraska East Union. The talk, “Transforming Range Curriculum in the 21st Century,” is free and open to the public.Full story at Nebraska Today · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Applications are now being accepted for the Robert and Karla Baltzell Student Innovation Award. The fund aims to provide research support to undergraduate and graduate students studying critical questions at the intersection of water and livestock, animal feed and/or crops. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Brooke Blessington, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate student in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture distance program, was selected to attend the 2018 U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security, June 3-16 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. 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 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.