Read the latest department annual newsletter Thursday, May 13, 2021
Agronomy and Horticulture Annual Newsletter 2020
Download the latest issue of Pots, Plots and Plants, the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture annual newsletter.

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Polk named Chancellor's Scholar Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Samuel “Sam” Polk, a plant biology major in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, is one of 65 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who were recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars during the undergraduate commencement ceremonies May 8 at Memorial Stadium. Chancellor’s Scholars are students who have maintained 4.0 grade-point averages on all collegiate work at Nebraska and elsewhere.

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Schumacher named MACA Young Leader scholarship recipient Monday, May 10, 2021
Kyle Schumacher
Kyle Schumacher, a sophomore agronomy major, was named a recipient of the 2021 Mid America Croplife Association Young Leader Scholarship.

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Plant biology graduates earn prestigious awards Friday, May 7, 2021
Samuel “Sam” Polk (left) and Caleb Wehrbein
Two plant biology majors who will earn Bachelor of Science degrees May 8 are being recognized for prestigious awards.

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48 Agronomy and Horticulture students to graduate in Spring 2021 ceremonies Thursday, May 6, 2021
Congratulations to the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2021 graduates.
Congratulations to all of our graduates! Thank you for your talent and commitment, and for enriching the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Best wishes on your future endeavors.

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Still time to register for The Biggest Grower Wednesday, May 5, 2021
The Biggest Grower competition for high school students begins May 10.
Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture has extended the deadline to register for The Biggest Grower student gardening competition this summer.

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Wortmann retires after decades of work in sub-Saharan Africa and Nebraska Monday, May 3, 2021
Charles Wortmann
Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor and Nebraska Extension soil and nutrient management specialist, will retire May 31 after a 20-year career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Frels is new assistant professor, head of small grains breeding program Monday, May 3, 2021
Katherine Frels
Katherine Frels joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture March 1 as an assistant professor and to head the small grains breeding and genetics program. She has a 75% research and 25% teaching appointment.

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Todd and Kaiser receive Family and Friends Award Friday, April 30, 2021
Kim Todd, left, and Michael Kaiser were honored for their outstanding support to students with Family and Friends Awards.
Kim Todd and Michael Kaiser were honored for their outstanding support to students with Family and Friends Awards, formerly known as the Parents’ Recognition Awards, during a virtual celebration March 5.

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Range Management Club to give away native Nebraska plants Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The Range Management Club will be giving away free native Nebraska plants in the Nebraska East Union on April 29.
The Range Management Club will give away native Nebraska plants on Thursday, April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Nebraska East Union.

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