Homeowner and Gardener

For the Homeowner and Gardener

Garden Tomatos

The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture provides research-based expertise and resources for the homeowner and gardener.

BYF Garden

Backyard Farmer

The Backyard Farmer show is dedicated to helping you find solutions to your lawn and garden questions. Every year from spring to fall, a panel of experts deals with topics from insect pests and disease, turf, and fruits and vegetables, as well as landscape design and general horticulture topics.

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Nebraska Extension

Nebraska Extension provides expertise and educational programs for empowering youth, strengthening families, advancing agriculture, managing natural resources, nutrition, health care, and technology.

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Amit Jhala at Weed Field Day
Terri James and Kim Todd working with Nebraska Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Program

The Nebraska Master Gardener program is a horticulture related volunteer training program which extends the outreach of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with research-based horticulture education.

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Horticulture Specialty Crops

Our horticultural research includes work on hops, viticulture, flowers, vegetables, environmental horticulture and controlled environments.

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Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Nebraska Extension – Farmer's Markets

Nebraska Extension – Home Gardening

Ben Samuelson picking peppers on East Campus
Turf research on East Campus

Turfgrass Science

The turfgrass program is made up of experts in the areas of turfgrass breeding, weed science, plant physiology, entomology, and soil and water management. The goal is to provide pertinent research based information to turfgrass managers throughout the year and address agronomic issues as they come up across Nebraska, the Great Plains region, and the country.

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Organic Farming

Our organic farming research strives for sustainability of soil, water and the environment while maintaining production.

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Research Publications

Nebraska Rangeland

Range, Pasture, and Forage

Our research in range, pasture, and forages includes mob grazing impacts, conservation and utilization of rangeland and forage resources, understanding how contrasting nutrient return patterns influence the nature and fate of the nutrient pulse at both micro and macro scales in rangelands, and how fire, climatic variability, and anthropogenic change drive state transitions in rangelands.

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