Specht receives Outstanding Achievement Award from the United Soybean Board Friday, March 25, 2016James Specht, emeritus professor of agronomy and horticulture, received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the United Soybean Board. The honor, the highest award given by the USB, is reserved for an individual, organization or group that has made an outstanding positive impact on the soybean industry.
Vodvarka chosen for national student recognition Monday, March 14, 2016
Amanda Vodvarka, an undergraduate agronomy major, has been chosen for the American Society of Agronomy National Student Recognition Program, recognizing outstanding seniors in agronomy, crop, soil and environmental sciences and has an active chapter affiliated with the Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences.
Sindelar recipient of graduate student travel fund Thursday, March 17, 2016
The Graduate Committee in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture has chosen Michael Sindelar, an agronomy graduate student specializing in soil and water sciences, as the recipient of the 2016 Daniel T. Walters Graduate Student Travel Fund. This award provides up to $500 for expenses to present research at a professional meeting.
Mamo honored with teaching excellence award Friday, March 4, 2016
Introduced by her undergraduate mentee Melissa Allan, Martha Mamo, professor of agronomy and horticulture, was awarded a Holling Family Senior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award at the Holling Family Awards program on March 1.
UNL to host free plant breeding symposium Thursday, March 3, 2016
The third biennial University of Nebraska–Lincoln Plant Breeding Symposium will be held at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center on March 29. Exploiting and Enhancing Genetic Variation: Addressing the Future Challenges in Plant Breeding is the theme for 2016.