New decision support tool supports Midwest specialty crop producers Wednesday, December 16, 2020Sam Wortman, associate professor of horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Ali Loker, Doctor of Plant Health graduate student, have launched a new decision support tool for specialty crop producers and gardeners: the Vegetable Variety Navigator. The tool provides guidance for specialty crop growers and gardeners as they look for high-yielding, high-quality vegetable varieties for their soil climate in the Midwest.
Extension Crop Production Clinics to go virtual in January Tuesday, December 15, 2020Beginning Jan. 5, the 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature live presentations via Zoom and present research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests. Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the programs will be held on nine days throughout January.
Baenziger supports growers through small-grains program Wednesday, December 9, 2020Whether he’s in the lab, the field or a crop improvement meeting, Nebraska’s P. Stephen Baenziger is focused on building partnerships.
Doctoral students awarded fellowships Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Eight Department of Agronomy and Horticulture doctoral students were honored with fellowships by the Agricultural Research Division and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Those honored include Balpreet Kaur Dhatt, Osler Ortez, Anthony Amori, Christopher Anuo, Rituraj Khound, Chenyong Miao, Manny Saluja and Milos Zaric.
Retirement reception for Clyde Ogg is Dec. 7 Friday, December 4, 2020Join the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture in celebrating Clyde Ogg's 34 years of service to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Dec. 7.
2020 poinsettia sale brings changes, success, community support Wednesday, December 2, 2020
It can be unsaid that 2020 brought uncertainty to everybody’s lives. Faculty, staff and students have attempted to normalize as many things as possible, but it’s required innovation to do so.
Officers of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized student organization Horticulture Club decided to press forward with their usual plant production activities as this has allowed students to hone their cultivation skills and remain connected to one another.