Researchers analyze roadmaps toward larger, greener global rice bowl Thursday, December 9, 2021Global rice production is challenged due to environmental impact. New research led by Shaobing Peng and Patricio Grassini provides an analysis of roadmaps toward sustainable intensification for a larger global rice bowl. The research was published Dec. 9 in Nature Communications.
Paparozzi to retire, leaves legacy of horticulture industry innovation, creative teaching Thursday, December 9, 2021Ellen Paparozzi, University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor in agronomy and horticulture, will retire Dec. 31 after a 40-year career at Nebraska. A reception in her honor will take place Dec. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Keim Hall, Room 150.
Husker team gains momentum toward developing nitrogen-efficient crops Wednesday, December 1, 2021As nitrogen fertilizer prices rise across the country, a research team that includes University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientists has gained new resources and partners as they work to decrease the amount of nitrogen that crops such as sorghum and corn require to reach their maximum yield potential.
Turning innovators into entrepreneurs Tuesday, November 23, 2021Innovations are springing from labs and classrooms universitywide. To help launch these big ideas, NUtech Ventures hosts introductory entrepreneurship workshops.
Nebraska researchers debut new interactive wheat variety app Friday, November 19, 2021After two years of product development and testing, a team of researchers at University of Nebraska-Lincoln is unveiling its new Wheat Variety App — a web-based application that contains the same results Nebraska growers have come to expect from UNL’s Crop Variety and Hybrid Testing Program research, but in a new customized format. With a few clicks, growers can now filter test results to find their perfect wheat variety options with ease.
Service Award Celebration honors 24 department employees for their service to Nebraska Friday, November 19, 2021Twenty-four Department of Agronomy and Horticulture employees were honored during a Celebration of Service event on Nov. 18.
Orders open for annual poinsettia sale Friday, November 19, 2021
Online sales are open for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Horticulture Club’s annual poinsettia sale.
Advance orders for plants, which come in 4-, 6- and 25-inch sizes, will be taken through Nov. 26. Pickup for these orders will be Dec. 1, noon to 4 p.m. at the Teaching Greenhouse West, 1875 N. 38th St.
There will also be an in-person sale Dec. 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at both the Nebraska Union and Nebraska East Union.