Nebraska team takes fourth in Turf Bowl Tuesday, February 9, 2021A University of Nebraska–Lincoln turfgrass competition team earned fourth place at the 27th Annual Collegiate Turf Bowl competition announced Feb. 4 by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America. This is the highest finish in this contest for a Nebraska team since the Huskers placed eighth in 2017.
Weisbrod is new Pesticide Safety Education Program coordinator Monday, February 8, 2021Jennifer Weisbrod joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Jan. 19 as an assistant extension educator and Pesticide Safety Education Program coordinator.
Twidwell awarded range and conservation endowment Friday, February 5, 2021Dirac Twidwell, associate professor and rangeland ecologist in agronomy and horticulture, was presented with the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation’s Nebraska Range and Conservation Endowment award and grant during the virtual 2020 Nebraska Cattlemen Annual Convention Dec. 1–4.
Valentine's Day Succulent Sale is Feb. 12 Friday, February 5, 2021The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Horticulture Club is hosting a succulent sale Feb. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at both City and East Campus locations.
Agronomy Club apparel on sale now Thursday, February 4, 2021
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Agronomy Club has a great selection of apparel for sale now until Feb. 21. Don't miss the opportunity to purchase some agronomy-branded clothing while helping support the club.
Grad student at Panhandle Center developing crop-breeding tools for proso millet Thursday, February 4, 2021A graduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff is in the midst of an ambitious project that he and his advisor hope will produce a set of modern tools for genetic improvement of proso millet.
Dinsdale Family Learning Commons opens Jan. 27 Wednesday, January 27, 2021Collaboration and innovation are themes of the newly renovated Dinsdale Family Learning Commons as it reopens to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s students, faculty and staff on Jan. 27. The privately funded renovation upgrades an East Campus landmark into a technology-rich collaborative environment and hub for innovation, research and learning.
CASNR scholarship competition opens to current, prospective students Wednesday, January 27, 2021The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its second annual quick-pitch scholarship competition for students who dare to dream big and do the extraordinary to address worldwide issues.
Grad student gets snowy introduction to Nebraska Wednesday, January 27, 2021The day after arriving in Lincoln to start his master’s degree in agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Juan Jiménez woke up Jan. 23 and thought it seemed exceptionally sunny. Not quite. He looked outside and was greeted by something he’d never seen before — snow. About 1.5 inches had coated the ground.
Virtual Nebraska Crop Management Conference set for January 27 Tuesday, January 19, 2021
The virtual 2021 Nebraska Crop Management Conference will feature research updates and information tailored to Nebraska crop issues and grower interests. Experts will provide research-based information in disease and insect management, precision agriculture, weed management, soil health and nutrient management, crop management, cover crops, application technology, agribusiness management and pesticide safety.