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176 attend Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day Thursday, July 19, 2018
Weed Managment and Cover Crops Field Day 2018
University of Nebraska–Lincoln weed management and cover crops research was featured and demonstrated at the 2018 Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day June 27 at the university’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

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Root Biologist Libault joins Agronomy and Horticulture Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Marc Libault
Marc Libault joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture July 1 as an associate professor and root biologist, located in the Beadle Center.

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Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day is July 18 Monday, July 16, 2018
Turfgrass Field Day
The Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day is July 18 and will offer sessions on a wide range of turfgrass research and management topics. Registration opens at 7:45 a.m. at the East Campus turf plots at 38th and Huntington Ave.

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Jhala honored with outstanding associate editor award Monday, July 16, 2018
Amit Jhala
Amit Jhala, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and extension weed management specialist, was awarded an Outstanding Associate Editor Award by the Canadian Journal of Plant Science.

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Sutton to retire after 43 years of teaching, research Friday, June 29, 2018
Richard Sutton
Richard Sutton, professor of agronomy and horticulture and the program in landscape architecture, will retire June 30 after 43 years at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Sutton began his career at Nebraska in 1975 with a teaching appointment in what was then the Department of Horticulture. He was promoted to full professor in 2008 and held teaching and research appointments in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

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30 Agronomy and Horticulture students make Dean's List Wednesday, June 6, 2018
PLSH
Thirty Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students made the CASNR Dean’s List for the spring semester 2018. Students must complete 12 credit hours of course work (courses must be started and completed in one semester) by the census date of the grade reports and attain a minimum semester GPA of 3.75.

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A ‘Golden Opportunity’ for Husker agronomy students Friday, June 1, 2018
Golden Opportunity Scholars
University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy students Michaela Cunningham, Rodger Farr, Kolby Grint and Samantha Teten were awarded scholarships in May by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Cunningham, Farr and Grint were awarded Golden Opportunity (GO) Scholarships and Teten a Greenfield Scholarship.

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Hintz receives Disney Agricultural Internship Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Benjamin Hintz
Benjamin Hintz, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture student, received a six-month Disney Agricultural Internship in Orlando, Florida. Hintz graduated in May with a bachelor's of science in agronomy with minors in horticulture, Engler Entrepreneurship and math.

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Blanco receives Nebraska Environmental Trust grant for soil ecosystem research Thursday, May 24, 2018
Rye cover crop at late termination (early May) with and without corn residue removal at Rogers Memorial Farm near Lincoln, Nebraska.
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of Agronomy and Horticulture, is in the third year of leading a project titled “Enhancing Soil Ecosystem Services with Cover Crops” with funding provided by the Nebraska Environmental Trust. Co-investigators include Sabrina Ruis, postdoctoral research associate, Richard Ferguson, agronomy and horticulture professor and interim department head, and Paul Jasa, extension engineer in Nebraska’s Biological Systems Engineering department.

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Crops Judging Team earns top honors at nationals Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Rodger Farr
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team took top honors at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging Conference National Collegiate Competition at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska, April 19 and 21.

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