Research article about microbial communities in soil depths in top-cited collection Wednesday, November 23, 2022
A research article about microbial communities in soil depths was authored by University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers Jingjie Hao, Yen Ning Chai, Lucas Dantas Lopes and Daniel Schachtman and Iowa State University researchers.
A research article about microbial communities in soil depths from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University is among Applied and Environmental Microbiology Top Cited Collection.

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Niyorukundo extends grad students’ leadership in popcorn research Friday, November 11, 2022
Grad student Jonathan Niyorukundo harvests an ear of corn in David Holding’s research field on East Campus.
Graduate students have played key roles in David Holding’s successful development of popcorn that offers increased nutritional benefits. Nebraska Today sat down with Jonathan Niyorukundo, the current grad student in Holding’s Beadle Center lab, to discuss the work and how it has shaped his academic path and career goals.

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50/50 shot breeds a decade of popcorn success Friday, November 11, 2022
Nebraska's David Holding sorts popcorn on a light table in his Beadle Center lab.
A Nebraska-led coming attraction may soon pop into a global blockbuster. Through a decade-long project supported by Conagra Foods, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln research team led by David Holding has naturally bred new varieties of popcorn that outperform today’s most popular kernels in their intrinsic nutritional value and taste.

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Husker undergrads receive stipends for fall research projects Tuesday, November 8, 2022
William Anderson (left) and Mason Rutgers
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to 202 Husker undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this fall. Two plant and landscape systems majors William Anderson and Mason Rutgers have been awarded UCARE stipends.

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Too good to be true? Protein-packed popcorn is also good for your gut Monday, November 7, 2022
Dr. David Holding serves as associate department head in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at UNL and is also a member of the Center for Plant Science Innovation. UNL has been a leading institution in the global quest for Quality Protein Maize.
David Holding and his “protein-enhanced, food-for-your-gut popcorn” research was highlighted in today's Midwest Messenger.

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ASHS HortLegend Ellen Paparozzi is highlighted in society news Monday, November 7, 2022
Ellen Paparozzi was interviewed about her life in horticulture at the 2022 ASHS annual meeting and she was highlighted in the Oct. 15 society's e-news.

Professor Ellen Paparozzi was interviewed as an ASHS HortLegend by Sam Wortman, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture, at the American Society for Horticultural Science annual conference in Chicago in August and highlighted in the Oct. 15 issue of the ASHS E-News.

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Hydroponics open house set for Nov. 17 Thursday, November 3, 2022
Senior horticulture majors Deanna Montanez Mendoza (second from left) and Jenna Lukas (right) answer Gary Bell’s questions during the Horticulture 307 Hydroponics for Growing Populations class open house Nov. 23, 2021. Lana Koepke Johnson | Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students in the Horticulture 307 Hydroponics for Growing Populations class will demonstrate hydroponic systems during an open house Nov. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Plant Science Teaching Greenhouse, 3855 Fair Street, on Nebraska East Campus.

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Stuber and Bliss receive Lifetime Achievement Award Friday, October 28, 2022
Charles William Stuber and Fredrick A. Bliss received the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 2022 Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.

Charles William Stuber and Fredrick A. Bliss, University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni, received the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 2022 Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.

This award is the highest honor bestowed upon graduates of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture who have made significant contributions to their community, state and nation through professional service, public service and/or civic engagement.

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Range Management Club wins social media contest Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Range Management Club members Sheridan Wilson (from left), Lydia Regier, Jacob VanDress and Sadie Ference explain why ‘We’re all farmers at heart’ in an Instagram Reel produced by the club for Beck’s/U.S. Farm Report social media contest held at Nebraska Sept. 15.
The Range Management Club won a social media contest held in conjunction with the live taping of the U.S. Farm Report College Roadshow, sponsored by Beck's, Sept. 15 on East Campus.

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New major offers career pathways in agronomy, horticulture, turfgrass science and management, and landscape design and management Monday, October 24, 2022
The goal of the PLAS program in Agronomy and Horticulture is to meet the increasing workforce needs by preparing students to be competent, confident, and adapting professionals in their career pathways of agronomy, horticulture, turfgrass science and management, and landscape design and management.
The goal of the PLAS program in Agronomy and Horticulture is to meet the increasing workforce needs by preparing students to be competent, confident, and adapting professionals in their career pathways of agronomy, horticulture, turfgrass science and management, and landscape design and management.

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