2022 NUE Workshop to be held Aug. 1–3 Monday, February 21, 2022Save the dates for the 2022 Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop to be held Aug. 1–3 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This three-day event will take place on the Nebraska Innovation Campus and East Campus.
Holding named Department of Agronomy and Horticulture associate department head Thursday, February 17, 2022
David Holding, professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, began a one-year term as an associate department head on January 1.
Creech named to Fenster Professorship Friday, February 11, 2022
Cody Creech, University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and Nebraska Extension dryland cropping systems specialist at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, has been named the Fenster Professor of Dryland Agriculture.
63 Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List Thursday, February 10, 2022Sixty-three undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources fall 2021 Dean’s list.
Environmental Protection Agency Renews Enlist Product Registrations with New Control Measures: What Does that Mean for Nebraska Growers? Tuesday, February 8, 2022Enlist corn and Enlist soybean producers in 32 Nebraska counties will be restricted on the use of two herbicides, Enlist ONE and Enlist DUO, in the 2022 growing season after the United States Environmental Protection Agency renews registrations.
Go big infrared: Husker imaging system streamlines analysis of seeds Thursday, February 3, 2022To observe traits that can’t be easily seen, Husker researchers have turned to the wavelengths that can’t be, either. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Hongfeng Yu, Tian Gao and Harkamal Walia have developed a new imaging system that could help capture the nutritional value of seeds from myriad crops by first capturing the invisible wavelengths reflecting from them.
Nebraska research studying benefits of grass restoration amid cropland Friday, January 28, 2022A new study led by Daren Redfearn, professor of agronomy and horticulture and forage systems specialist, is exploring whether a targeted restoration of perennial grasses amid cropland could bring about a variety of benefits.
Volesky named interim director of Center for Grassland Studies Thursday, January 27, 2022
Volesky is a professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and a Nebraska Extension range and forage specialist at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte.
Staswick retires after 36-year career at Nebraska Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Paul Staswick, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor, retired January 3 after a 36-year career of research and teaching in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.
A native of Washington state, Staswick’s career focused on the fundamental aspects of plant biology related to plant productivity, crop plant quality and disease resistance mechanisms. Early in his career, he worked on soybean protein biochemistry.