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
Sequenced genome of ancient crop could raise yieldsAn international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages. Full story at Nebraska Today · 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.