Lawrence receives WSWS Early Career award Thursday, March 18, 2021
Nevin Lawrence recognized by the Western Society of Weed Science as the Outstanding Weed Scientist – Early Career.

Nevin Lawrence, assistant professor of agronomy and integrated weed management specialist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center, has been recognized by the Western Society of Weed Science as the Outstanding Weed Scientist – Early Career.

Lawrence was recognized by WSWS in early March during the society’s 74th annual meeting, held virtually.

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Dozler wins extemporaneous speaking competition in range management Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Asha Scheideler (left) and Kaitlyn Dozler celebrate Dozler's win during the Range Management Club’s 2021 virtual awards ceremony watch party in February.
The Range Management Club, made up of students in natural resources and agronomy and horticulture, competed in three competitions during the virtual International Meeting of the Society for Range Management Feb. 15–18. Kaitlyn Dozler, a junior fisheries and wildlife major, took home first place in extemporaneous speaking.

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Crops judging team takes third at NCTA contest Tuesday, March 9, 2021
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team earns third place at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Collegiate Crops Contest March 6 in Curtis, Nebraska. Coach Adam Striegel (from left) stands with team members Jared Stander, Katie Steffen, Korbin Kudera and Jacob Vallery.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team competed in the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Collegiate Crops Contest March 6 in Curtis, Nebraska. As a team, the Huskers placed third overall in the four-year division with a score of 1,601 points.

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Model predicts gene responses to cold across diverse plant species Thursday, March 4, 2021
James Schnable (left), Rebecca Roston and their colleagues have developed a machine-learning model that, given just the DNA sequence of a single plant species, can predict how another's genes will turn off and on in the face of freezing temperatures.
Predictions could fast-track efforts to engineer cold resistance into cold-sensitive crops.

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Graduate students earn top honors at annual weed science meeting Monday, March 1, 2021
Five graduate students earned top honors in the Weed Science Society of America student poster and presentation contests held during the virtual 2021 annual meeting Feb. 15–19.

Five University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate students in agronomy and horticulture earned top honors in the Weed Science Society of America student poster and presentation contests held during the virtual 2021 annual meeting Feb. 15–19.

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Experience Agronomy Day is Feb. 27 Sunday, February 21, 2021
Nebraska FFA members participate in Experience Agronomy Day 2020.
The UNL Agronomy Club is holding its annual Experience Agronomy Day, virtually, Feb. 27 and opening it to all Nebraska high school students.

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47 Agronomy and Horticulture students named to Dean’s List Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Forty-seven Agronomy and Horticulture students make the CASNR Dean's List.
Forty-seven 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.

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Nelson-Yeutter International Trade Internship Award applications due Feb. 18 Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Nelson-Yeutter International Trade Internship Award applications are due Feb. 18.
Applications are due Feb. 18 for the summer 2021 Steve Nelson Yeutter Institute International Trade Internship Award. This award provides one University of Nebraska-Lincoln student annually the opportunity to work in the heart of the trade policy community in Washington, D.C. at the Washington International Trade Association (WITA).

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Third cohort begins FLAIR leadership program Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Third cohort begins FLAIR leadership program.
The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor has selected associate professors David Holding and Sam Wortman among a cohort of 24 faculty for the third year of the Faculty Leadership in Academia: From Inspiration to Reality program.

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IANR Science Communication Hub relaunches on East Campus, online Tuesday, February 16, 2021
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has launched a new IANR Science Communication Hub.

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