Twidwell’s grassland studies featured in TV program Monday, November 28, 2022The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s nationally leading research on saving Great Plains grasslands will be presented to a national agricultural audience during an hour-long TV program on Nov. 29.
Research article about microbial communities in soil depths in top-cited collection Wednesday, November 23, 2022A 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.
Niyorukundo extends grad students’ leadership in popcorn research Friday, November 11, 2022Graduate 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.
50/50 shot breeds a decade of popcorn success Friday, November 11, 2022A 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.
Husker undergrads receive stipends for fall research projects Tuesday, November 8, 2022The 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.
Too good to be true? Protein-packed popcorn is also good for your gut Monday, November 7, 2022David Holding and his “protein-enhanced, food-for-your-gut popcorn” research was highlighted in today's Midwest Messenger.
ASHS HortLegend Ellen Paparozzi is highlighted in society news Monday, November 7, 2022
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.
Hydroponics open house set for Nov. 17 Thursday, November 3, 2022University 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.
Stuber and Bliss receive Lifetime Achievement Award Friday, October 28, 2022
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.