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Happ attends 2018 U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security Thursday, August 16, 2018
Mary Happ
Mary Happ, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy doctoral student specializing in plant breeding and genetics, was one of 40 selected to attend the 2018 U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security, June 3-16 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Teaching Impacts in Agronomy and Horticulture Tuesday, August 14, 2018
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Horticulture 221 Plant Propagation class
Teaching Impacts in Agronomy and Horticulture is a series this summer, highlighting teaching faculty and learning approaches in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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180 Attend 2018 Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer amaranth Management Field Day Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Jhala speaking at 2018 Field Day
The Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth Management Field Day, organized and led by Amit Jhala, agronomy and horticulture associate professor and extension weed management specialist, was held July 11 near Carleton, Nebraska. A total of 180 attended the field day, including growers, crop consultants, extension educators, graduate students, industry representatives and other clientele.

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Read chosen as chair-elect to national viticulture society Friday, July 27, 2018
Paul Read
Professor Paul Read, professor of agronomy and horticulture and viticulturist, was selected as chair-elect of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture – Eastern Section July 9 at the society’s 43rd Annual Conference held in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

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Soybean Management Field Days set for Aug. 7-10 at four locations Thursday, July 26, 2018
Soybean Management Field Days
The 20th annual Soybean Management Field Days, scheduled for Aug. 7-10, will focus on staying competitive in a global marketplace, increasing profits and meeting the world's growing food and energy needs starting in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 6-8 in Kearney Thursday, July 26, 2018
Grazing Conference
Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policymakers and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 18th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 6-8 at the Kearney Ramada Inn, 301 Second Ave. The conference will highlight information on grazing livestock systems and their impact on lands.

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Young joins Agronomy and Horticulture Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Rebecca Young
Rebecca Young joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture July 15 as an assistant professor of practice in soil science. She will be teaching resident and online Agronomy/Natural Resources/Soil 153 Soil Resources courses.

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Public invited to meet with US Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday, July 25, 2018
EPA stakeholder meeting
Growers, crop consultants, agricultural professionals and members of the public interested in speaking with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are invited to attend an open stakeholder meeting 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Aug. 1 on East Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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176 attend Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day Thursday, July 19, 2018
Weed Managment and Cover Crops Field Day 2018
University of Nebraska–Lincoln weed management and cover crops research was featured and demonstrated at the 2018 Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day June 27 at the university’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

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Root Biologist Libault joins Agronomy and Horticulture Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Marc Libault
Marc Libault joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture July 1 as an associate professor and root biologist, located in the Beadle Center.

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