Experience Agronomy Day

The Agronomy Club Experience Agronomy Day

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Experience Agronomy Day

Saturday, March 2, 2019

9:30 am – 3 pm
199 Plant Sciences Hall
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
East Campus

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Event is free. Registration is required.

Limited to 60 high school participants.

Interested in Agronomy?

This workshop is intended for high school students with an interest in developing and growing plants.

Agronomists help develop and grow plants as well as design the integrated systems that the world will need for its food, fuel and fiber. The Agronomy Club at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln invites students to:

  • Learn about areas of study in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
  • Learn the basics of insect, disease, plant and seed identification
  • Study and observe live plants
  • Prepare for the FFA Agronomy contest with an opportunity to learn and ask questions from undergraduate and graduate students
  • Learn about specialized options within the major to prepare for a variety of dynamic careers in agronomy
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Agenda

9:30 am – Registration in 199 Plant Science Hall

10 – 10:30 am – Aurora Co-op

10:40 – 11:50 am – Insects and disease: learn about pests and how to identify them

12:00 – 12:40 pm – Lunch provided by Aurora Co-op. Question and answer session with students and University of Nebraska–Lincoln recruitment.

12:50 – 2:00 pm – Live plant and seed identification. Students will study live plants and learn species identification characteristics

2:15 – 2:45 pm – Mini-test with live plants similar to FFA Agronomy contest.

2:45 – 3:00 pm – Wrap-up

Agronomy Club

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The Agronomy Club strives to:

  • Provide educational and leadership opportunities and training outside of the conventional university classroom.
  • Stimulate interest in agronomic work among university students.
  • Foster a spirit of cooperation and mutual helpfulness among agronomy students and faculty. 
  • Provide an opportunity for wider acquaintances with agronomic workers and activities of other divisions of the American Society of Agronomy.
  • Be of service to the university, the department and other students.

Faculty advisers are Meghan Sindelar, 402-472-1740 and Chris Proctor, 402-472-5411.

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QUESTIONS? Contact the Agronomy Club!

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
202 Keim Hall
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

unlagclub@gmail.com
402-472-2811

NEED ASSISTANCE OR ADVISING?

Contact Tai Pleasant Undergraduate Recruiter

tpleasant2@unl.edu
202A Keim Hall, East Campus
402-472-2827