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People sit at a table listening to speaker
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (from left) talks to UNO Chancellor Joanne Li, UNL Chancellor Rodney D. Bennett, and Mike Boehm, vice chancellor for UNL's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, on March 28. (Photo by Ryan Soderlin, University of Nebraska Omaha)

Campus Leaders, Students Meet with U.S. Ag Secretary During Visit

April 11, 2024
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited Nebraska in late March to discuss the future of agriculture with farmers, ag industry stakeholders, and University of Nebraska administrators and students.

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Gary Hein and staff

Gary Hein, Founding Director of UNL’s Doctor of Plant Health Program to Retire, Jeff Bradshaw Named Successor

December 15, 2022
After 15 years leading the program, Hein is retiring as director at the end of the year. Jeff Bradshaw, a professor of entomology, will become the next director effective Jan. 1.

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Sorghum field
Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication

University’s TAPS Program Coming Soon to High School Classrooms

October 6, 2022
Nebraska students enrolled in the new, innovative TAPS high school program during its inaugural year will learn about hybrid seed selection and seeding rate, and nitrogen application, in the same decision-making format.

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Corn is harvested southeast of Lincoln Monday morning. Sept. 24, 2021. Photo by Craig Chandler

Nov. 8 Symposium to Focus on Resources for Young, Beginning and Small Farmers

October 29, 2021
A series of panel discussions with Nebraska farmers who are beginning traditional and non-traditional operations will be featured at the symposium. Deadline to register is Monday, Nov. 1.

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