Richard Sutton, professor of agronomy and horticulture with a joint appointment in the landscape architecture program, received an American Society of Landscape Architects Research Honor Award for his “Seeding Green Roofs for Greater Biodiversity and Lower Costs” project at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Los Angeles Oct. 23. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Leonardo Bastos and Joel Crowther were selected as International Plant Nutrition Institute Scholar Award recipients for 2017 at the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 15. The conference facilitates the sharing of new soil fertility and nutrient management research information and fertilizer industry developments. Bastos is an agronomy doctoral student working in agronomy, soil fertility and precision agriculture. Crowther is completing his Master’s of Agronomy. Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
P. Stephen Baenziger, professor of agronomy and horticulture and Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, was presented with the Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year award during the NUTech Ventures 2017 Innovator Celebration Nov. 9 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies innovation and entrepreneurship by advancing novel research into significant commercial utilization. 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 master’s and 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 next season starting in April
Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, has celebrated its 65th season and is still dedicated to helping you find solutions to your lawn and garden questions. Watch for episodes from the 2017 season on NET1, with a schedule coming soon. Catch live shows starting in April.