Baenziger's Research Focuses On Increasing Wheat Yield With Growing World Population Friday, April 19, 2019
UNL researchers work to test wheat's ability to withstand heat. (Courtesy photo)
Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture professor and Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, has been testing hybrid wheat lines throughout Nebraska to determine their agronomic worth.

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Good luck to the UNL Soil Judging Team Monday, April 15, 2019
UNL Soil Judging Team 2019
The UNL Soil Judging Team headed to nationals April 14 at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California.

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Yield-gap study finds China can meet rice demand despite land changes Monday, April 15, 2019
Yield-gap study finds China can meet rice demand
Even with the largest population on the planet, China produces enough rice to meet the demand for its largest food crop. Using primary data on Chinese rice production and the information gathered via the Global Yield Gap Atlas developed at Nebraska, a new study gives the first detailed spatial analysis estimating China’s rice production potential through 2030.

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Lights, camera, traction: Research shines at media day Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Research media day
Bob Wilhelm introduced the stars of the university’s inaugural Research Media Day April 8. True to the template’s form, Susan Sheridan, Craig Allen, Cary Savage and Christopher Bach proceeded to speak on their teams’ game plans, challenges and victories before taking questions from the media. One of Allen’s colleagues, Dirac Twidwell, is researching how a concept familiar to Husker football fans — encroachment — has fueled the threat of wildfires in the Cornhusker State.

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Horticulture Club to host spring plant sale Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Horticulture Club spring plant sale
Nebraska's Horticulture Club will host its annual spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 25-26 at the Teaching Greenhouse West on East Campus.

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N150 brings updates to Nebraska graduation Wednesday, April 10, 2019
2018 undergraduate commencement ceremony in Pinnacle Bank Arena.
From redesigned gowns to a split undergraduate ceremony, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is establishing new commencement traditions as part of its yearlong, 150th anniversary celebration.

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Annual garden tours return to Maxwell Arboretum Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Emily Levine
Monthly walking tours of greenspaces on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's East Campus are being held the first Tuesday of each month through November.

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Agronomy and Horticulture Awards Banquet honors students, faculty, staff Monday, April 8, 2019
Kolby Grint, left, recipient of the Martin Massengale Outstanding Senior Award, with Martha Mamo, Department Head
The achievements of students, faculty and staff, past and present, were honored at the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Awards Banquet March 28 at the Hillcrest Country Club in Lincoln.

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Agronomy Club, Baumert receive CASNR Week Awards Monday, April 1, 2019
Alex Baumert, an agronomy sophomore, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Organization Member Award.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Agronomy Club recently received the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Week Outstanding Undergraduate Student Organization Award. Alex Baumert, an agronomy sophomore, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Organization Member Award. Presentations were made during the Steve and Jessie Waller Awards Luncheon on March 8, part of the 19th annual CASNR Week celebration.

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Nebraska Crops Judging Team takes second at NCTA competition Monday, March 25, 2019
Samantha Teten
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team placed second in the four-year division at the Collegiate Crops Contest held at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture March 8 in Curtis, Nebraska. The team includes senior agronomy majors Rodger Farr, Kolby Grint and Samantha Teten, and junior agronomy major Justin Zoucha. Teten also placed fifth overall as an individual.

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