Crops Judging team earns third at Kansas contest Monday, April 26, 2021The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Crops Judging Team competed in the Blue Dragon Classic crops judging contest at Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas, April 16.
Horticulture Club spring plant sale online, in person Friday, April 23, 2021At this year's Horticulture Club spring plant sale, the club will offer patio planters and hanging baskets with a few specialty items offered a la carte. The public can preorder plants and flowers online and pay at pickup. For convenience, all preorders will be scheduled for pick up on April 28 or 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Teaching Greenhouse West next to Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus at 3850 Center Drive.
Winners announced for Student Impact Awards Monday, April 19, 2021The annual Student Impact Awards were announced for 2020-21 by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement at an afternoon reception on April 15.
Walia to present Nebraska Lecture on climate change, crop yields Thursday, April 8, 2021University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomist Harkamal Walia will present the April 14 virtual Nebraska Lecture, “Changing Climate, Warmer Nights and Crop Yields.”
Baenziger to retire, capping 35-year career at Nebraska Tuesday, April 6, 2021University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor P. Stephen Baenziger will retire May 3 after 35 years of service to the university. Baenziger has been the small grains breeder in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture since 1986. A virtual retirement reception will be held April 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., CDT, via Zoom.
The Biggest Grower returns with summer learning, scholarship for high schoolers Friday, April 2, 2021Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture will again be offering a student gardening competition this summer. The Biggest Grower competition offers Nebraska high school students the opportunity to learn how to start their own garden and small growing operation.
Nebraska Range Short Course begins June 21 Friday, April 2, 2021
The Nebraska Range Short Course will be held at Chadron State College June 21–24. Sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Chadron State College, and the Nebraska Section of the Society for Range Management, the week-long course is designed to provide individuals who have a background in ranch, natural resource or wildlife management an opportunity to increase their knowledge in topics related to range management.
Taught through a series of classroom and field sessions, the course focuses on the underlying principles of range management.
Miranda Teo receives WSWS Outstanding Student Award Friday, March 26, 2021
Joshua Miranda Teo, University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate student in agronomy and horticulture, received the Western Society of Weed Science Elena Sanchez Outstanding Student Award during the virtual 2021 annual meeting March 1–4. This award goes to outstanding WSWS student members currently conducting research relevant to weed science.