Cassman among nation's most highly cited researchers Monday, November 28, 2016
Ken Cassman, emeriti professor of agronomy, was one of four University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty named to the “Highly Cited Researchers 2016” list. Researchers on the list have generated papers that are in the top one percent of most cited works in their subject area and year of publication.
Nebraska professor instrumental in improving agroecology teaching methods Tuesday, November 22, 2016In 1998, Charles Francis, University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor of agronomy and horticulture, went on sabbatical leave to the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Aas, Norway, to begin nearly two decades of working with the Agroecology Teaching Program in the Plant Sciences Department.
Agronomy and Horticulture seminar videos available online Monday, November 21, 2016The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture fall seminar videos are now available online. Get up-to-date, expert advice and information from leading researchers, extension specialists and educators in the areas of agriculture, science and horticulture. Access previous seminars and view the schedule of upcoming speakers.
Making the Most of Ethanol Monday, November 21, 2016Daniel Schachtman, professor of agronomy and horticulture and director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Biotechnology, is leading a multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a source for biofuel production.
Horticulture student Hansen named winner in quick pitch competition Friday, November 18, 2016Grace Hansen, a senior University of Nebraska–Lincoln horticulture major, was named a winner in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Nov. 3. Hansen works with horticulture professor Ellen Paparozzi, growing and distilling basil oil.
Researchers study whether char from sugarbeet plants will improve soil Thursday, November 17, 2016
Scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have begun a multi-year study into whether high-carbon char, a fine, powdery coal dust left over from the processing of sugarbeets, will improve the soil if applied to farmers’ fields.