The spring Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series begins Jan. 29 with “Management of Herbicide-resistant Palmer Amaranth in Minor and Specialty Crops Within the High Plains,” presented by University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Nevin Lawrence.
Patricio Grassini, associate professor in agronomy and horticulture, has been awarded the 2020 Werner L. Nelson Award for Diagnosis of Yield-Limiting Factors by the American Society of Agronomy. The ASA presented the award during the society’s virtual annual meeting Nov. 11.
The 2021 Soils School will be hosted in a recorded, online format via Zoom, kicking off at 9 a.m., Feb. 17 and concluding the afternoon of Feb. 18 and co-sponsored by Agronomy and Horticulture and the Nebraska Agri-Business Association.
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor of agronomy and horticulture, has been selected as a Soil Science Society of America Fellow. The SSSA recognized Blanco’s contributions and achievements during the society’s virtual annual meeting Nov. 11 and included him in the 2020 Awards Hall of Fame.
High Plains Ag Lab continues to advance crop, livestock production
Monday, January 11, 2021
The High Plains Ag Lab is operated by the UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources under the supervision of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff. The lab has helped bring about some notable advances in crop and livestock production. It enters its sixth decade with improved and expanded facilities, equipment and capacity, and a new role as the base camp for the Nebraska Variety Testing Program.
Nebraska Extension Gears Up for 2021 Pesticide Safety Training
Friday, January 8, 2021
Nebraska Extension intends to host in-person training for both private and commercial/noncommercial applicators in 2021 while adhering to local and state health guidelines. This includes training for recertifying applicators and for people getting licensed for the first time.