Spots available for students in online courses Friday, January 8, 2021
Spots still available for students in online courses
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture instructors will offer several online courses this spring. Many classes still have available spots left.

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25 students earn degrees in December Friday, December 18, 2020
Twenty-five agronomy and horticulture students earn degrees in December.
Congratulations to 25 Department of Agronomy and Horticulture undergraduate and graduate students who earned degrees in December.

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Commencement celebration online Dec. 19 Thursday, December 17, 2020
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host the “Go Big Grad: A Husker Graduation Celebration” for students Dec. 19.
On Dec. 19, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will confer about 1,400 degrees during “Go Big Grad: A Husker Graduation,” at 9:00 a.m. CST featuring a conversation with Nebraska alumnus Warren Buffett (’51).

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New decision support tool supports Midwest specialty crop producers Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ali Loker
Sam Wortman, associate professor of horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Ali Loker, Doctor of Plant Health graduate student, have launched a new decision support tool for specialty crop producers and gardeners: the Vegetable Variety Navigator. The tool provides guidance for specialty crop growers and gardeners as they look for high-yielding, high-quality vegetable varieties for their soil climate in the Midwest.

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Extension Crop Production Clinics to go virtual in January Tuesday, December 15, 2020
The 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature live presentations on research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests via Zoom for nine days throughout January.
Beginning Jan. 5, the 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature live presentations via Zoom and present research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests. Sponsored by Nebraska Extension, the programs will be held on nine days throughout January.

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Baenziger supports growers through small-grains program Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Nebraska’s P. Stephen Baenziger has developed wheat varieties that are used on more than 50% of Nebraska’s wheat acres.
Whether he’s in the lab, the field or a crop improvement meeting, Nebraska’s P. Stephen Baenziger is focused on building partnerships.

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Doctoral students awarded fellowships Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Chenyong Miao

Eight Department of Agronomy and Horticulture doctoral students were honored with fellowships by the Agricultural Research Division and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Those honored include Balpreet Kaur Dhatt, Osler Ortez, Anthony Amori, Christopher Anuo, Rituraj Khound, Chenyong Miao, Manny Saluja and Milos Zaric.

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Retirement reception for Clyde Ogg is Dec. 7 Friday, December 4, 2020
Clyde Ogg
Join the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture in celebrating Clyde Ogg's 34 years of service to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Dec. 7.

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2020 poinsettia sale brings changes, success, community support Wednesday, December 2, 2020
In 2019, horticulture major Brandon Mars waters the poinsettias in an East Campus greenhouse to be sold at the Horticulture Club sale. Craig Chandler | University Communication

It can be unsaid that 2020 brought uncertainty to everybody’s lives. Faculty, staff and students have attempted to normalize as many things as possible, but it’s required innovation to do so.

Officers of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized student organization Horticulture Club decided to press forward with their usual plant production activities as this has allowed students to hone their cultivation skills and remain connected to one another. 

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Gaussoin named AAAS fellow Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Roch Gaussoin | Craig Chandler – University Communication
Roch Gaussoin has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished achievements that advance science or its application.

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