Dunn teaches grass identification in virtual hands-on lab Thursday, September 24, 2020Cheryl Dunn had to completely rethink how she was going to teach Agronomy 442/842 Wildland Plants when she had to move it online this fall. The course is a comprehensive study of plants that are important in natural resource management and involves a heavy emphasis on intensive lab and field study.
Film exploring food technology, sustainability, diversity & inclusion available to UNL community Thursday, September 24, 2020University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, students and staff are invited to view the documentary “Hearts of Glass” and participate in a panel discussion with writer, director and producer Jennifer Tennican, employees of Vertical Harvest, and experts from among the UNL faculty.
LPS, university launch Early STEM program at Lincoln Northeast Tuesday, September 22, 2020Lincoln Public Schools and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are joining together to launch the LPS-UNL Early College and Career STEM Program at Lincoln Northeast High School. LPS and the university celebrated the launch of the program during an event at Lincoln Northeast on Tuesday.
Obituary | Jerry Maranville Monday, September 21, 2020Professor Emeritus Jerry Maranville, age 79, died July 7, 2020. Maranville served as a faculty member in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for 33 years.
Husker researchers linking cattle behavior to efficient beef production Monday, September 21, 2020Range cattle spend most of their time grazing, ruminating, resting and watering. Using collars fitted with GPS and accelerometers, technology similar to that found in a Fitbit that collects data on movement patterns, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers are tracking the movements and behavioral patterns of beef cattle and how they link to efficient beef production systems.
Jacobs and Schroeder receive AAPSE Professional Recognition Award Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Julie Jacobs and Vicki Schroeder were selected as the North Central Region recipients of the American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators 2020 Professional Recognition Award for their work on the Chemigation Education Program. It is given to members who have enhanced public health and the environment through their efforts in pesticide safety education or application certification.