Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska–Lincoln associate professor of agronomy and horticulture and Nebraska Extension weed management specialist, was honored with The Honor Society of Agriculture Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award of Merit. Chuck Hibberd, Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension, presented the award at the Gamma Sigma Delta New Member Initiation and Awards reception on Jan. 27.
IANR Faculty Spotlight: David Lamb
Thursday, January 31, 2019
I am an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, and Chief Learning Officer in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. My position is to teach the process of entrepreneurship to students to help them find their purpose in their current or future careers.
Tatyana Gulchuk joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Jan. 2 as the new front desk receptionist and office associate in 202 Keim Hall. She greets all who enter the agronomy and horticulture administrative offices and the HAPPI Business Center.
CASNR to host visit day Feb. 13
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is offering potential students a glimpse at what it means to be a member of the CASNR community. The college’s annual Experience the Power of Red Visit Day is 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13.
Conference offers information, answers for today’s farming challenges
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Managing today’s weed challenges, integrating cover crops, and identifying and controlling new pest threats are among the featured topics at the Nebraska Crop Management Conference January 28-29 in Kearney. Geared to farmers and agribusiness professionals, the Nebraska Extension conference offers research-based, in-depth presentations on a variety of timely topics specific to Nebraska crop production.
Nebraska’s Sam Wortman will kick off the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s spring seminar series at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Keim Hall, Room 150. Wortman, assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture, will discuss “Leveraging Nebraska’s Bioresources for Weed Control in Specialty Crops.”
Six University of Nebraska–Lincoln agronomy students took top honors at the 2018 North Central Weed Science Society Meeting held Dec. 4-6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The six include graduate students Jesaelen Gizotti de Moraes, Estefânia G. Polli, and Alexandre Tonon Rosa and undergraduate students Isidor Ceperkovic, Andrea Rilakovic, Rosa Soriano and Jasmine Mausbach.
The third annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference will be held Jan. 13-14 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. The full, two-day event features nationally-recognized speakers on topics related to the craft beer and hop production industries.
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture professors Richard Ferguson and Roger Elmore were recognized for their dedication and outstanding service to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln South Central Agricultural Laboratory on Dec. 6, 2018. John Westra, Southeast Extension District associate research and Extension director, presented the recognition plaques.