NRT students create open-access materials about resilience Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate students recently formed the Council of Resilience Education to equip the public with information and strategies for tackling harmful environmental changes like red cedars invading grasslands and toxic algae blooming in lakes.

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Registration open for SciComm 2020 Monday, February 10, 2020
The registration deadline for SciComm 2020, a conference on effective science communication hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, is rapidly approaching.

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39 Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List Monday, February 10, 2020
Thirty-nine Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List.

Thirty-nine undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Fall 2020 Dean’s list. Students must have a 3.75 minimum grade-point average on a four-point scale and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 or more graded semester hours to qualify. Agronomy and Horticulture students who qualified are listed below and at agronomy.unl.edu/casnr-deans-list.

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Wortman receives Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award Friday, February 7, 2020
ARD Dean Archie Clutter (left) and Sam Wortman
Sam Wortman, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Junior Faculty Excellence in Research Award from the Agricultural Research Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Students take top honors at ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting Friday, February 7, 2020
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students received top honors at the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America International Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Students honored include Chad Lammers, Jared Stander, Samuel Koeshall, Alyssa Kuhn, Osler Ortez, Luana Machado Simão and Alex Tonon Rosa.

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Nebraska Plant Science Symposium set for March 17 Tuesday, February 4, 2020
2020 Nebraska Plant Science Symposium
"Advancing Frontiers in Plant Sciences: Challenges from Concepts to Applicability" is the theme for the 2020 University of Nebraska–Lincoln Nebraska Plant Science Symposium. The symposium is set for Tuesday, March 17 from 8 am to 5:30 pm at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center.

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Six graduate students earn fellowships and awards Friday, January 24, 2020
Elizabeth Christenson
Six Department of Agronomy and Horticulture graduate students are recipients of awards and fellowships. Those honored include Michael Meier, Deepak Ghimire, Elizabeth Christenson, Dillon Fogarty, Tara Harms and Elnazsdat Hosseiniaghdam.

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Plant and Soil Sciences e-Library celebrates 20 years with new website Friday, January 17, 2020
PASSeL2 website
PASSeL, the Plant and Soil Sciences e-Library website developed by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, was updated in 2019 for a cleaner, more modern, responsive and mobile-friendly experience. With a 20-year reputation as a quality educational resource, PASSeL is comprised of free online learning resources developed by team members whose mission is to disseminate unbiased, cutting-edge plant and soil sciences research information.

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Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series starts Jan. 24 Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Diego Jarquín, research assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, will present this spring's first Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Jan. 24.
This spring’s Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series begins with “Reflections, Misconceptions and Other Issues in Plant Breeding Applications: From Sparsity to Sparse Testing, Noise Prediction and Other Unexplored Topics” presented by Nebraska’s Diego Jarquín Jan. 24.

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Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21 Tuesday, January 7, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

Full story at Nebraska Today


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