Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor and Nebraska Extension soil and nutrient management specialist, will retire May 31 after a 20-year career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Katherine Frels joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture March 1 as an assistant professor and to head the small grains breeding and genetics program. She has a 75% research and 25% teaching appointment.
Kim Todd and Michael Kaiser were honored for their outstanding support to students with Family and Friends Awards, formerly known as the Parents’ Recognition Awards, during a virtual celebration March 5.
At this year's Horticulture Club spring plant sale, the club will offer patio planters and hanging baskets with a few specialty items offered a la carte. The public can preorder plants and flowers online and pay at pickup. For convenience, all preorders will be scheduled for pick up on April 28 or 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Teaching Greenhouse West next to Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus at 3850 Center Drive.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor P. Stephen Baenziger will retire May 3 after 35 years of service to the university. Baenziger has been the small grains breeder in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture since 1986. A virtual retirement reception will be held April 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., CDT, via Zoom.