Registration open for 2019 Nebraska Extension Master Gardener volunteer program Monday, December 3, 2018
Master Gardener's working in Backyard Farming Garden

Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2019. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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Kreuser receives Emerging Innovator of the Year Award Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Bill Kreuser
Bill Kreuser, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture and Nebraska Extension turfgrass specialist, was presented with the Emerging Innovator of the Year award during the NUTech Ventures 2018 Innovator Celebration Nov. 6 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. The Emerging Innovator of the Year award recognizes a junior faculty member for recent contributions as an up-and-coming innovator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Carvalho awarded Henry M. Beachell Fellowship Monday, November 26, 2018
Daniel Santana de Carvalho
Daniel Santana de Carvalho, an agronomy and horticulture doctoral student, received the distinguished Henry M. Beachell Fellowship. This fellowship recognizes academic excellence and research potential in the agronomic and horticultural sciences.

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Horticulture Club’s annual poinsettia sale is Nov. 28–29 Monday, November 26, 2018
Horticulture Club poinsettia sale
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Horticulture Club’s annual poinsettia sale is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Nebraska Union and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Nebraska East Union.

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Huskers participate in SASES session at annual meeting Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Agronomy Club at SASES
Representatives from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Agronomy Club attended the undergraduate Students of Agronomy, Soils, and Environmental Sciences session at the American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America, with the Canadian Society of Agronomy, Annual Meeting Nov. 3–6 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Ferguson farewell reception is Dec. 13 Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Richard Ferguson
A farewell reception for Richard Ferguson, professor and interim head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, is 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Goodding Learning Center, 280 Plant Sciences Hall.

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Nebraska turfgrass tech reaches customers worldwide Monday, November 19, 2018
Bill Kreuser
It’s the last thing on a golfer’s mind as they watch their ball glide toward the hole: the turf itself. Maintaining that turf, however, requires spreadsheets and calendars — and often, guesswork — to determine when to apply fertilizer and other products. Nebraska’s Bill Kreuser has launched a startup company, TurfGrade, to make turfgrass management simpler and more sustainable.

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Wortmann receives ASA International Agronomy Award Friday, November 16, 2018
Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor.
Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy and horticulture professor and Nebraska Extension soil and nutrient management specialist, received the American Society of Agronomy International Agronomy Award Nov. 5 at the ASA and Crop Science Society of America meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in research, teaching, extension or administration made outside of the United States by a current agronomist.

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Six graduate students earn fellowships and awards Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Jaspreet Sandhu, right, and Tiffany Heng-Moss, Interim CASNR Dean
Six Department of Agronomy and Horticulture doctoral students were honored with fellowships and awards by the Agricultural Research Division and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the Distinguished Fellowships and Awards Luncheon on Oct. 18. Those honored include Nicholas Garst, Jaspreet Sandhu, Adam Striegel, Alexandre Tonon Rosa, Madhav Bhatta and Raquel Rocha.

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Weekly Sit Down and Write sessions held in Plant Sciences Hall Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Weekly Sit Down and Write sessions
Weekly Sit Down and Write sessions are a social writing time for students and postdocs of all disciplines. Sessions are held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Tuesday in Room 385, Plant Sciences Hall on East Campus.

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