4 honored with Milton E. Mohr Awards Monday, May 13, 2019
Jesaelen Gizotti de Moraes
Four Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students have been named recipients of Milton E. Mohr 2019–2020 awards. These awards recognize outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences of biotechnology and engineering based on their academic performance and potential for accomplishments in their specific field.

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New forester grew up helping grandfather in Country Gardens greenhouse near Scottsbluff Thursday, May 9, 2019
Chrissy Peters Land
Western Nebraska native Chrissy Peters grew up around plants and learning their different species. Today her horticultural expertise is helping people across western Nebraska create greener environments.

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Nebraska Hops hosting two free events May 31 Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Hop Workshops May 2019
Registration is now open for two Nebraska Hops events May 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus starting in Plant Sciences Hall, Room 199. An Introductory Hop Growers Workshop will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and a Hop Training Field Program will be held from 5 to 6 p.m.

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Agronomy and Horticulture faculty to receive promotion, tenure Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Two Department of Agronomy and Horticulture faculty will receive promotion and/or tenure in 2019. They were honored April 23, along with 96 fellow University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty members, during a celebration at the Lincoln Station.

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Crops Judging Team earns third at nationals Monday, May 6, 2019
Nebraska’s scoring team included Rodger Farr, left, Kolby Grint, Samantha Teten and Justin Zoucha.
Adam Striegel and Elizabeth Widder, coaches for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s Crops Judging Team, are thrilled. The team took third-place overall for the four-year university division at the national North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Student Judging Conference hosted by Murray State University in Kentucky on April 13.

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Read the latest department annual newsletter Thursday, May 2, 2019
2018 Agronomy and Horticulture annual newsletter
Check out the latest issue of Pots, Plots and Plants, the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture annual newsletter, featuring faculty and staff, student clubs, teaching impacts, the Nebraska On-farm Research Network, corn and sorghum genomes, improving wheat and rice yields and more.

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Professor Read to discuss Nebraska wine industry in new documentary Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Savor: Nebraska Craft Wine
Professor of agronomy and horticulture Paul Read will offer his expertise on winemaking in the Midwest in a new documentary, "Savor: Nebraska Craft Wine," premiering at 8:30 p.m. May 2 on NET.

Full story at Nebraska Today


Farr earns first in Research Fair undergraduate research poster Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Rodger Farr
Rodger Farr, a senior agronomy major, received first-place in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Spring Research Fair Undergraduate Student Research Poster Session. He is advised by Greg Kruger, associate professor of agronomy, and weed science and application technology specialist at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte.

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Nebraska Extension extends support for community gardens Friday, April 26, 2019
Nebraska Extension master gardeners
For the fourth consecutive year, Nebraska Extension’s Growing Together Nebraska program has awarded funding to 10 communities across the state to increase access to fruits and vegetables in food pantries. More than $27,000 has been designated to support the effort.

Full story at Nebraska Today


Agronomy and Horticulture Graduation Celebration is May 3 Friday, April 26, 2019
Graduation Celebration May 2019
The Department of Agronomy and Horticulture will celebrate their graduates at 10 a.m. May 3 in the Goodding Learning Center, Plant Sciences Hall, Room 280.

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