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Sutton to deliver talk on how Nebraskans view landscape Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Richard Sutton
What is it people like or don't like about the Nebraska landscape? Richard K. Sutton, professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been thinking about that question during his many decades interacting with the state's landscape and has crafted his own environmental and aesthetic approach to the answer.

Full story at Nebraska Today


Stephenson receives award from the Society for Range Management Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Mitchell Stephenson
Mitchell Stephenson of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, received an Outstanding Young Range Professional Award at the Society for Range Management’s 71st Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show in Sparks, Nevada, which concluded Feb. 2. The Outstanding Young Range Professional Award recognizes SRM members who exhibit superior performance and leadership potential in any range-related area.

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Basche joins Agronomy and Horticulture as Assistant Professor Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Andrea Basche
Andrea Basche joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Dec. 1 as an assistant professor in cropping systems. She will be teaching two undergraduate courses in crop management and researching opportunities for Nebraska cropping systems to remain productive and profitable into the future.

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5 Agronomy and Horticulture faculty receive Parents’ Recognition Awards Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Charles Francis, right, accepts his Parents' Recognition Award from Tiffany Heng-Moss, dean of CASNR.
The Parents' Recognition Awards, presented during a Feb. 2 ceremony in the Nebraska Union, are earned through nominations made from parents of Nebraska students. Presented annually, the honors provide positive feedback to faculty and staff about their work with students. They also encourage good student and faculty relationships and provide recognition in an area often overlooked in the formal rewards system.

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Nebraska’s Amit Jhala receives outstanding reviewer award Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Amit Jhala
Amit Jhala, University of Nebraska–Lincoln assistant professor of agronomy and horticulture and extension weed management specialist, was awarded an Outstanding Reviewer Award by the Weed Science Society of America.

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40 Agronomy and Horticulture students make Dean's List Tuesday, February 13, 2018
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Plant Sciences Hall

Forty undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture qualified for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Fall 2017, Dean’s list. Students must have a 3.75 minimum grade-point average on a four-point scale and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 or more graded semester hours to qualify. Agronomy and Horticulture students who qualified are listed at http://agronomy.unl.edu/deans-list.

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Rattalino joins Agronomy and Horticulture as Research Assistant Professor Monday, February 12, 2018
 Juan Ignacio Rattalino Edreira
Juan Ignacio Rattalino Edreira joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Jan. 9, 2016, as a postdoctoral researcher and became a research assistant professor June 1, 2017. Rattalino grew up on a crop and livestock farm in the Argentinean Pampas.

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Nebraska-Croatia crop research collaboration yields lasting benefits Thursday, February 8, 2018
Jeremy Milander
While the connection might not seem immediately obvious, Nebraska and Croatia have something very much in common: corn (or maize, as it is often referred to abroad). This commodity commonality helped spark a research collaboration between a University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member and graduate students and several faculty at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagreb (FAZ), which, among many wide-reaching benefits, just marked the third journal article accepted for publication stemming from the collaborative relationship.

Full story at IANR News


Extension soil scientist and crop nutritionist Shapiro retires Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Charles Shapiro, agronomy and horticulture professor emeritus, officially retired after 34 years as the extension soil scientist and crop nutritionist at the University of Nebraska Northeast Research and Extension Center Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord. Shapiro’s entire Nebraska career focused on improving the efficiency of corn and soybean growth through improved nutrient efficiency – getting more nutrients into a crop results in higher yields for Nebraska crop producers and to the producer and less potential loss to the environment.

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Students take top honors at 2017 North Central Weed Science Society Meeting Monday, January 29, 2018
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Nine Department of Agronomy and Horticulture students took top honors at the 2017 North Central Weed Science Society Annual Meeting in St. Louis Dec. 4-7. The nine include graduate students Ethann Barnes, Parminder Chahal, Maxwel Coura Oliveira, Alexandre Tonon Rosa, Bruno Canella Vieira, Adam Striegel and Don Treptow and undergraduate students Trey Stephens and Barbara Vukoja.

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