Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series starts Jan. 29 Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Nebraska's Nevin Lawrence will present this spring's first Agronomy and Horticulture seminar Jan. 29.
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.

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Grassini presented with ASA award Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Patricio Grassini
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.

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Nebraska U’s saliva-based COVID-19 testing to begin Jan. 19 Thursday, January 14, 2021
Nebraska’s Yajvoo Shrestha shows the Safer Community app to be used as part of COVID testing on campus this spring. Craig Chandler | University Communication
As part of its multi-layered approach to limit the spread of COVID-19, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will start the spring 2021 semester with a required saliva-based testing program.

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Campus begins shift to Microsoft cloud storage Wednesday, January 13, 2021
University of Nebraska Information Technology Services is beginning the process of moving all data from Box to Microsoft 365 services.
University of Nebraska Information Technology Services is beginning the process of moving all data from Box to Microsoft 365 services.

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Soils School to feature latest strategies in soil management Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Agronomy and Horticulture faculty including Bijesh Maharjan (top, from left), Laila Puntel, Humberto Blanco, Javed Iqbal, Katja Koehler-Cole (bottom, from left), Patricio Grassini and Charles Wortmann will present at the 2021 Soil School.
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.

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Blanco named SSSA Fellow Monday, January 11, 2021
Humberto Blanco
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.

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High Plains Ag Lab continues to advance crop, livestock production Monday, January 11, 2021
Amanda Easterly and Cody Creech stand by the High Plains Ag Lab office and research building.
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.

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Important deadlines for Husker undergraduates Monday, January 11, 2021
Important spring deadlines to remember for University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate students.

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May 2021 graduation application deadline is January 29 Friday, January 8, 2021
The May 2021 graduation application deadline is Jan. 29.
May 2021 graduation applications are now available to students in MyRED. The graduation application deadline is January 29.

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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.
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.

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