The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has over 350 clubs and student organizations, with five based in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. For more information about any of these clubs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Agronomy and Horticulture Graduate Student Association will serve as the representative body for graduate students in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. We work to promote interaction and a closer relationship among graduate students.
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The Agronomy Club strives:
- to provide educational and leadership opportunities and training outside of the conventional university classroom.
- stimulate interest in agronomic work among university students.
- foster a spirit of cooperation and mutual helpfulness among agronomy students and faculty.
- provide an opportunity for wider acquaintances with agronomic workers and activities of other divisions of the American Society of Agronomy.
- to be of service to the university, the department and other students.
The Horticulture Club's mission is to promote interest and further education in horticulture, and to provide a means by which students, professors, and industry professionals may meet and work together. Each December the club holds a Poinsettia sale and each spring a plant sale. Seeding, transplanting, daily watering, care, sale preparation and selling is done by club members.
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Pi Alpha Xi
Pi Alpha Xi is the National Honor Society for Horticulture. It was founded at Cornell University in 1923. The Nebraska chapter, Alpha-Gamma, was begun in 1982 and since that time over 280 horticulturists have been initiated. The purpose of the group is to promote high scholarship, fellowship among students, educators and professional horticulturists, professional leadership and the enrichment of human life through plants.
The Range Management Club exists to:
- foster advancement in the science and art of range ecosystem management.
- to stimulate discussion and understanding of scientific and practical range and pasture problems.
- to provide a medium for exchange of ideas and facts among club members and range scientists.
- to attend annual meetings of the Nebraska and International Society for Range Management where students participate in student activities, including the Undergraduate Range Management Exam, Range Plant Identification Contest, Undergraduate Public Speaking Contest, and the Undergraduate Student Paper Session.
Faculty Advisors are Walter Schacht, 402-472-0205.
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The Turf Club's purpose is:
- to serve as an official organization for students interested in turfgrass management, and to provide them with information about career directions and the credentials needed to become a part of the turfgrass industry.
- to promote and advance the profession and enrich the quality of turf and our environment.
- to provide an avenue for an exchange of information and ideas between students and professionals in the turfgrass industry.