54 Agronomy and Horticulture students make CASNR Dean's List Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Fifty-four undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources fall 2022 Dean’s list. Students must have a 3.75 minimum grade-point average on a four-point scale and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 or more graded semester hours to qualify. Agronomy and Horticulture students who qualified are listed below and at agronomy.unl.edu/casnr-deans-list.
Rutgers awarded Holling Family Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Assistant Monday, June 26, 2023
Mason Rutgers, senior plant and landscape systems major, was honored with the Holling Family Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Assistant for academic year 2022–2023 at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Awards Luncheon May 12 at the Nebraska East Union.
Rutgers’ first teaching assistant position was fall 2021 for Plant and Landscape Systems 131 Plant Science with David Holding, professor of agronomy and horticulture.
He was just a sophomore.
Flame Weeding Workshop to be held Aug. 15 at ENREEC Friday, June 23, 2023
Propane-fueled flame weeding is used in organic farming and interest in it is increasing among conventional producers due to increased weed resistance to herbicides and the costs of GMO crop seed.
Loseke is honored with staff award Thursday, June 22, 2023
Andrew Loseke, finance specialist for the HAPPI business center, was honored with the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s Special Contributions Award by the Staff Advisory Committee June 15.
The semiannual award recognizes department staff who go above and beyond in their job duties in a way that greatly benefits the department and/or the university.
Husker wheat research focuses on partnerships, interdisciplinary collaboration Wednesday, June 21, 2023Over the generations, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been a key partner of Nebraska wheat producers. That connection has bolstered crop productivity and enhanced disease resistance. It’s transformed farming methods, promoting environmental sustainability. Present-day Husker faculty salute this legacy and are building on it.
Streich honored with undergraduate advisor award Thursday, June 15, 2023Anne Streich, professor of practice in agronomy and horticulture, was honored with the Lawrence K. Crowe Undergraduate Advisor Award at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Awards Luncheon May 12 at the Nebraska East Union. This award recognizes a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions in undergraduate advising.
Refining surge protector in crops could boost yields Wednesday, June 7, 2023Awash in a rowed sea of its brethren, a corn leaf relegated to the lowest rung of its stem spends much of a June afternoon doused in shade cast by the higher-ups.
Viticulture field day is June 26 Tuesday, June 6, 2023
The University of Nebraska Viticulture Program and the Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Association will host a field day June 26 at Capitol View Winery & Vineyards, 2361 Wittstruck Road, Roca, Nebraska.