Conference offers information, answers for today’s farming challengesManaging today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers and agribusiness professionals, the Nebraska Extension conference offers research-based, in-depth presentations on a variety of timely topics specific to Nebraska crop production. Full story at CropWatch · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Nebraska’s Sam Wortman will kick off the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s spring seminar series at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Keim Hall, Room 150. Wortman, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, will discuss “Leveraging Nebraska’s Bioresources for Weed Control in Specialty Crops.” Full Story · READ MORE AGRONOMY AND HORTICULTURE STORIES
Six University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy students took top honors at the 2018 North Central Weed Science Society Meeting held Dec. 4-6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The six include graduate students Jesaelen Gizotti de Moraes, Estefânia G. Polli, and Alexandre Tonon Rosa and undergraduate students Isidor Ceperkovic, Andrea Rilakovic, Rosa Soriano and Jasmine Mausbach. 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.
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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.