Gaussoin named AAAS fellow Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Roch Gaussoin | Craig Chandler – University Communication
Roch Gaussoin has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application.

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Team IDs differences in gene-related activity between ancient, modern corn Monday, November 23, 2020
Nebraska's Jinliang Yang (left), Gen Xu and their colleagues have found evidence that a process known for turning genes off and on contributed to the emergence of important traits in modern-day maize.
New research led by Agronomy and Horticulture's Jinliang Yang has begun to reveal how activating and deactivating genes, rather than swapping them out or rewriting them, may also have directed the evolution of maize.

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Aerial imagery brought to cover crop management Monday, November 23, 2020
Aerial imagery brought to cover crop management
Nebraska researchers Fernanda Souza Krupek, agronomy graduate research assistant, and Andrea Basche, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture in cropping systems, have recently applied aerial imagery to detect variability within cover crop fields — and the potential impact of cover crops on subsequent cash crops.

Full story at Nebraska Farmer


Panhandle Center to host virtual field day, PARTT Plus, Dec. 1-2 Thursday, November 19, 2020
East Campus
The Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center is hosting a virtual field day, the “Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour – Plus” (PARTT Plus) on December 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.

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Gabelman and Keim receive Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Gabelman and Keim receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Warren “Buck” Gabelman and Wayne F. Keim, University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni, received the 2020 Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Poinsettia sale extended to Nov. 23 Tuesday, November 17, 2020
The Horticulture Club's poinsettia sale has been extended to Nov. 23.
The Horticulture Club has extended its online poinsettia sale to Nov. 23. Poinsettias can be purchased through UNL Marketplace.

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Knezevic part of NUtech Ventures Startup Company of the Year Thursday, November 12, 2020
Agricultural Flaming Innovations developed equipment that uses heat for certified organic weed control. When mounted to a tractor, it directs propane-fueled flames at weeds, which wilt and die — leaving crops unaffected.
Congratulations to Agricultural Flaming Innovations which won the NUtech Ventures Startup Company of the Year award and includes Stevan Knezevic, professor of agronomy and horticulture.

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Horticulture Club’s poinsettia sale online now Monday, November 9, 2020
The Horticulture Club's annual poinsettia sale is online until Nov. 13.
The Horticulture Club is holding its annual poinsettia sale in a new format this year due to COVID-19 and the need for physical-distancing. Poinsettias can be purchased online through UNL Marketplace and closes Nov. 13.

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Graef awarded NUtech Ventures Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year Wednesday, November 4, 2020
George Graef
George Graef, professor of agronomy and horticulture, was awarded the Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year award from NUtech Ventures Nov. 2.

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Iqbal selected as new Research Development Fellow Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Javed Iqbal
Javed Iqbal, assistant professor in agronomy and horticulture, was among 25 University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty selected to serve as 2020-21 Research Development Fellows.

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