IANR News Release

Martha Mamo mugshot

Mamo Reappointed as Head of UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture

March 28, 2024
During Dr. Mamo's five years in the role, the agronomy and horticulture department has made strides in all three of its mission areas: teaching and learning, research and extension.

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Julie Peterson mugshot
Julie Peterson has been named the associate director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte. The appointment took effect Sept. 1, 2023.

Peterson Named Associate Director of West Central Research, Extension and Education Center

October 27, 2023
An entomologist and extension specialist, Peterson also leads the Agroecosystems Entomology Lab, and her research focuses on practical applications for integrated pest management of field crops.

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Mugshots of award recipients
Nebraska Extension recently received four national awards from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. (IANR News image)

Nebraska Extension Earns Multiple National Awards for Excellence

September 1, 2023
Extension educators were recognized for their work on a range of services provided to Nebraska's agricultural industry, including the farm management program "Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options."

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Loren Giesler
Loren Giesler, who has led the plant pathology department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 2018, has been reappointed to a second term. (IANR News image)

Giesler Appointed to Second Five-year Term as Plant Pathology Department Head

July 5, 2023
Leading the department since 2018, Giesler has overseen the launch of a stand-alone plant pathology graduate degree program and the continued success of research and extension programs.

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Missouri River
The 2023 Water for Food Global Conference will be held May 8-11. A special discount is offered for faculty, students and staff at the University of Nebraska. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Water for Food Conference to Address Water and Food Security in a Changing World

April 6, 2023
This year's conference will focus on innovative ways to improve water and food security by increasing farmers’ resiliency to a changing landscape.

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IANR Celebrates Third Consecutive Year of Record-breaking Research Funding in 2022

November 17, 2022
Researchers in all disciplines of study across the institute received funding for a wide variety of projects to advance agriculture and natural resources resilience across Nebraska and around the world.

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Katja Koehler-Cole

Katja Koehler-Cole Joins ENREEC as Soil Health Management Extension Educator

June 7, 2022
UNL Research Assistant Professor Katja Koehler-Cole joined the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center team in a new position this year as soil health management extension educator.

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Stoltenow Named Dean and Director of Nebraska Extension

December 14, 2021
Currently the assistant director of extension for agriculture and natural resources at North Dakota State University, Stoltenow will begin his duties as the new dean and director of Nebraska Extension on Jan. 1, 2022.

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