Mamo reappointed as head of UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Thursday, March 7, 2024
Martha Mamo
Martha Mamo has been reappointed as head of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s department of agronomy and horticulture, a position she has held since 2019.

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Singh selected Agricultural & Environmental Letters Outstanding Reviewer Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Arshdeep Singh

Arshdeep Singh, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture doctoral candidate, was selected as a 2023 Agricultural & Environmental Letters Outstanding Reviewer.

Agricultural & Environmental Letters is a joint publication of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. It is an open access journal that publishes articles spanning the entire range of the agricultural and environmental sciences and describes cross-disciplinary research or addressing emerging scientific, policy and economic issues.

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14 Huskers named new NSRI fellows Friday, March 1, 2024
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The National Strategic Research Institute has appointed 14 University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty as NSRI fellows, including the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture's Harkamal Walia, professor and Heuermann Chair of Agronomy. The group is among 30 NU system researchers named 2024 NSRI fellows.

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Teachers invited to Summer Soybean Institute Thursday, February 29, 2024
2024 Summer Soybean Institute

Why do we grow so many soybeans in Nebraska?

Twenty middle school and high school teachers will explore this question at the 2024 Summer Soybean Institute to be held May 29-30 and July 16-18. Registration deadline in March 18 and priority will be given to cross-curricular teams of teachers.

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Nebraska turf team takes 6th in national Turf Bowl Wednesday, February 21, 2024
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America awards the University of Nebraska Team 35 and adviser Anne Streich with sixth place during the 2024 Collegiate Turf Bowl competition at the GCSAA conference in Phoenix.

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln turfgrass competition team took sixth place out of 63 teams from 28 universities at the 30th Annual Collegiate Turf Bowl competition on Jan. 31. The competition, presented in partnership with John Deere, was held at the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Conference and Trade Show in Phoenix.

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Department spring banquet is April 15 Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The Agronomy and Horticulture Spring Banquet will be held April 15 in the Great Plains Room at the Nebraska East Union.
The Agronomy and Horticulture Spring Banquet will be held April 15 in the Great Plains Room at the Nebraska East Union.

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Frels to present award for research into improving nutrition in healthy foods Monday, February 19, 2024
Katherine Frels

Katherine Frels, a scientist and assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and a collaborator with the Nebraska Food for Health Center, will be among the presenters of the newly-established Marie Clark Taylor CGF Fellowship. Frels will present the award to Delaware State University student Lauren A. Waller at the Feb. 21 Coalition for Grain Fiber workshop in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Zuppa selected to receive Sustainable Agriculture Grant from NCR-SARE Monday, February 19, 2024
A North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant of $14,850 was recently awarded to Vinicius Zuppa and Cody Creech at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Sidney, Nebraska.
A North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grant of $14,850 was recently awarded to Vinicius Zuppa and Cody Creech at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Sidney, Nebraska. The award is for the project “Investigating Wheat Stem Sawfly's Impact on Winter Wheat Residue, Soil Health, Soil-Water Storage, and Corn Yield in a Dryland Cropping System.”

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Uden receives junior faculty award Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Dan Uden received a Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research award from Nebraska’s Agricultural Research Division at the All Hands meeting in the East Union on February 13.

Dan Uden received a Junior Faculty for Excellence in Research award from Nebraska’s Agricultural Research Division at the All Hands meeting in the East Union on February 13.

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Show your Husker love during Glow Big Red Feb. 14–15 Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Glow Big Red is the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s annual 24-hour giving event when Huskers around the world come together to support scholarships, colleges and programs, student groups and activities, inclusion, mental health and many other areas. Make your gift today or any time to the Agronomy and Horticulture students before noon Feb. 15.
Love and generosity will be in the air during the Glow Big Red — 24 Hours of Husker Giving campaign, Feb. 14-15.

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