Viticulture summer tailgates educate the novice, veteran grower Wednesday, July 17, 2019
viticulture tailgate
The first of three University of Nebraska Viticulture Program tailgates was held July 2 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus. Attendees were given a first look at the new high tunnel table grape project followed by visits to the ongoing wine grape research vineyard which boasts over 30 cultivars and breeder selections being tested.

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R Street renovation features bike lanes, parking adjustments Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Craig Chandler | University Communication The renovation along R Street will temporarily close all parking between 12th and 14th streets starting July 18. When complete, the project will feature bike lanes, sidewalk improvements and parallel parking from 12th to 16th streets.
A roadway renovation along R Street between 12th and 16th streets will introduce dedicated bike lanes, enhanced aesthetics and improved pedestrian safety to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s main drag. The university’s initial design for the project grew from a class project completed by Ann Powers, a research technician with agronomy and horticulture and former landscape services employee.

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Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 12-14 in Kearney Thursday, July 11, 2019
Nebraska Grazing Conference
Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policy makers, and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 19th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 12-14 at the Ramada by Wyndham, 301 2nd Ave., Kearney. The conference is hosted by the Center for Grassland Studies at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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Register now for Flame Weeding Workshop Aug. 19 Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Flame Weeding Workshop
A full-day Flame Weeding Workshop will be held Aug. 19 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. University teams led by Stevan Knezevic, professor of agronomy and horticulture, and George Gogos, professor of mechanical and material engineering, will present data from seven years of research that resulted in 20 scientific publications, 100 abstracts and the development of new flaming equipment.

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158 attend weed management field day Monday, July 8, 2019
2019 Weed Managment Field Day
University of Nebraska–Lincoln weed management research was featured and demonstrated at Nebraska Extension’s 2019 Weed Management Field Day on June 26 at the university's South Central Agricultural Laboratory (SCAL) near Clay Center. Amit Jhala, associate professor and extension weed management specialist organized and led the tour.

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Analysis finds U.S. ecosystems shifting hundreds of miles north Thursday, June 27, 2019
ecosystems in the U.S. Great Plains have moved
Whole ecosystems are shifting dramatically north in the Great Plains, a phenomenon likely linked to human influences such as climate change, says new University of Nebraska-Lincoln research that analyzed nearly 50 years’ worth of data on bird distributions.

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Elmore to retire, reception is June 28 Thursday, June 27, 2019
Roger Elmore
A retirement reception for Roger Elmore, professor of agronomy and horticulture, is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 28 at the Goodding Learning Center, 280 Plant Sciences Hall, East Campus. Cake will be served and a program will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friends and colleagues may sign an online guest book.

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30 Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List Friday, June 21, 2019

Thirty undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Spring 2019 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 at agronomy.unl.edu/deans-list.

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Campus workshops educate the hop enthusiast, grower Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Hop Workshops May 2019
Eighteen individuals from Nebraska and Iowa took advantage of the opportunity to attend two, free hop workshops offered at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln May 31. Nebraska Hops will be hosting a field day June 22 at Oak Creek Hops in Kearney, Nebraska.

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Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day is July 10 Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Palmer amaranth
Jason Norsworthy, a weed scientist from the University of Arkansas, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day. The free event will be Wednesday, July 10, at Carleton, Nebraska.

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