Experience Agronomy Day is March 2 Thursday, February 7, 2019
Agronomy Students in teaching garden
The Agronomy Club, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture undergraduate club, is hosting Experience Agronomy Day for high school students from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 2 in 199 Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus.

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Koehler-Cole joins faculty in Agronomy and Horticulture Monday, February 4, 2019
Katja Koehler-Cole
Katja Koehler-Cole started as a postdoc in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture in August of 2015 and joined the department faculty Dec. 1 as an assistant research professor.

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Jhala honored with Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award of Merit Friday, February 1, 2019
Chuck Hibberd and Amit Jhala
Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, was honored with The Honor Society of Agriculture Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award of Merit. Chuck Hibberd, Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension, presented the award at the Gamma Sigma Delta New Member Initiation and Awards reception on Jan. 27.

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IANR Faculty Spotlight: David Lamb Thursday, January 31, 2019
David Lamb
I am an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, and Chief Learning Officer in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. My position is to teach the process of entrepreneurship to students to help them find their purpose in their current or future careers.

Full story at IANR News


Gulchuk greets visitors to department Monday, January 28, 2019
Tatyana Gulchuk joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Jan. 2 as the new front desk receptionist and office associate in 202 Keim Hall. She greets all who enter the agronomy and horticulture administrative offices and the HAPPI Business Center.

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CASNR to host visit day Feb. 13 Thursday, January 24, 2019
Experience the Power of Red Visit Day Feb. 13.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is offering potential students a glimpse at what it means to be a member of the CASNR community. The college’s annual Experience the Power of Red Visit Day is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13.

Full story at Nebraska Today


Conference offers information, answers for today’s farming challenges Thursday, January 17, 2019
Nebraska Crop Management Conference is Jan. 28-29 in Kearney.
Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers and agribusiness professionals, the Nebraska Extension conference offers research-based, in-depth presentations on a variety of timely topics specific to Nebraska crop production.

Full story at CropWatch


Ag technology meeting and conference is Jan. 31 Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The Nebraska Agricultural Technology Association (NEATA) will be hosting their annual meeting and ag industry conference, Jan. 31, at the Kearney Holiday Inn & Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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Agronomy and Horticulture seminars begin Jan. 18 Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Sam Wortman
Nebraska’s Sam Wortman will kick off the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s spring seminar series at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Keim Hall, Room 150. Wortman, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, will discuss “Leveraging Nebraska’s Bioresources for Weed Control in Specialty Crops.”

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Weed science students earn top honors at annual meeting Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Six University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy students took top honors at the 2018 North Central Weed Science Society Meeting held Dec. 4-6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The six include graduate students Jesaelen Gizotti de Moraes, Estefânia G. Polli, and Alexandre Tonon Rosa and undergraduate students Isidor Ceperkovic, Andrea Rilakovic, Rosa Soriano and Jasmine Mausbach.

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