Science Communication Workshop is Sept. 10 Thursday, August 26, 2021
 The inaugural IANR Graduate Student Science Communication Workshop will be held Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dinsdale Learning Commons.
The inaugural IANR Graduate Student Science Communication Workshop will be held Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dinsdale Learning Commons.

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Hops field day features research and demos Thursday, August 26, 2021
Milos Zaric, a Nebraska doctoral student in agronomy and horticulture (center), presents the 3/4-acre hop yard associated with his work at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte Aug. 21.
Eighteen people attended a hops field day Aug. 21 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte.

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Grassland Studies fall seminar series opens Aug. 30 Wednesday, August 25, 2021
 prairie
The 26th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Center for Grassland Studies will include 13 presentations on topics related to climate change and grassland ecosystem services, carbon sequestration, collaborative adaptive rangeland management, pollinators in public and private spaces, and seeded perennial grasslands.

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2021 Herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth Management Field Day featured research and demonstrations Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Amit Jhala discusses a project for control of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in a field near Carleton, Nebraska.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Herbicide-Resistant Palmer amaranth Management Field Day featured research and demonstrations by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Weed Science team and Nebraska Extension near Carleton on June 28. The field day was organized in a grower’s field infested with acetolactate synthase inhibitors, atrazine and glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and funded by a grant from the Nebraska Corn Board.

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Fall semester re-entry testing begins Aug. 15 Monday, August 16, 2021
UNL City Campus
As directed by Lincoln-Lancaster County public health officials, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s re-entry saliva-based testing for COVID-19 will be available from Aug. 15-22.

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11 students earn degrees Friday, August 13, 2021
 Agronomy and Horticulture Department Head Martha Mamo (third from right) celebrates with Elnazsadat Hosseinighdam (from left), Lindsey Overmyer, Shawn McDonald, Kailon Lang, Dinesh Panday and Jasmine Mausbach at the department graduation reception Aug. 13.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will confer more than 600 degrees during commencement exercises Aug. 13 and 14 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Among those will be 11 students from the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and Doctor of Plant Health.

The arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive, will host a ceremony for students earning graduate and professional degrees at 3 p.m. Aug. 13 and one for those earning bachelor’s degrees at 9 a.m. Aug. 14. Doors open to the public at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13 and 7:30 a.m. Aug. 14.

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East Campus Discovery Days conclude Aug. 14 Thursday, August 12, 2021
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture faculty, staff and students prepare their activity stations for the East Campus Discovery Days and Farmer’s Market.
The first season of the East Campus Discovery Days and Farmer’s Market concludes with a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event on Aug. 14.

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Hops field day set for Aug. 21 in North Platte Wednesday, August 4, 2021
A hops field day will be held Aug. 21 at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte.

The 2021 WCREEC and NHGA Hops Field Day will be held Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln West Central Research, Extension and Education Center at the W. P. Snyder Building, 402 W. State Farm Road in North Platte.

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2021 Weed Management Field Day presentations available online Monday, August 2, 2021
Trey Stephens, agronomy master’s student, discusses a project of interaction of planting green and pre-emergence herbicides on weed control in soybean.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Weed Management Field Day featured research and demonstrations by the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Weed Science team and Nebraska Extension at Nebraska’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center on June 23.

Field day presentations were recorded and are available online at https://agronomy.unl.edu/2021-weed-management-field-day-videos.

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53 Agronomy and Horticulture students named to Dean’s List Friday, July 30, 2021
Fifty-three Agronomy and Horticulture students have been named to the CASNR Dean's List.
Fifty-three undergraduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture have been named to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources spring 2021 Dean’s List.

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