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.
Fritz to speak at women in science luncheonThe Association for Women in Science will hold its next Paths to Success lunch on March 5. These events give attendees the chance to connect with colleagues, discuss issues related to promoting and nurturing STEM diversity at the university, and hear from a successful woman on her path to success. Read full story at Nebraska Today · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
TAPS program earns $850K grant to develop ag competitionsThe Testing Ag Performance Solutions program has been awarded an $850,000 Conservation Innovation Grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service. TAPS was one of 19 Conservation Innovation Grant projects awarded this year. Read full story at IANR News · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Daugherty's global focus flows into statewide impactsThe international mission of the University of Nebraska’s Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute is flowing into benefits across the Cornhusker State. The institute today includes more than 120 associated faculty fellows researching more than 500 water and food security projects in 58 nations. Read full story at Nebraska Today · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
NRT students create open-access materials about resilienceUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate students recently formed the Council of Resilience Education to equip the public with information and strategies for tackling harmful environmental changes like red cedars invading grasslands and toxic algae blooming in lakes. Full story at National Science Foundation NRT Program news · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES