Monsanto Corn Breeder Leads 2012 Agronomy/Horticulture Seminar Series - UNL CropWatch, Jan. 12, 2012

Monsanto Corn Breeder Leads 2012 Agronomy/Horticulture Seminar Series - UNL CropWatch, Jan. 12, 2012

January 12, 2012

Clint Turnbull

Clint Turnbull

Clint Turnbull, drought corn breeder for Monsanto, will lead the 2012 seminar series. The series, being hosted on Friday afternoons by the UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, features speakers on a host of industry, research, and producer topics. Seminars will be held at 3:30 p.m. Fridays in 150 Keim Hall on UNL’s East Campus.

January

January 13 — Industry Perspective in Plant Breeding, Graduate Student Training and Where is the Industry Going?, Clint Turnbull, Drought Corn Breeder, Monsanto
January 20 — Changes in Aggregate Protected Soil Organic Matter After Conversion from No-Till to Conservation Deep Tillage, Ana Wingeyer, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Agronomy and Horticulture
January 27 — Organellar Influences on Sorghum Phenotypes: Evaluating the Potential for Breeding the Epigenome, Roberto De la Rosa, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Agronomy and Horticulture

February

February 3 — It Takes a Village to Teach Pesticide Safety, Clyde Ogg, Associate Extension Educator, Pesticide Education
February 10 — Positive Effects of Strong Rooting in Irrigated Corn Which Better Utilizes Soil and Water Resources, Mike Petersen, Soil Scientist, Orthman
February 17 — In Search of the Holy Grail: Annual Bluegrass Control in Turf, Zac Reicher, Professor, Turfgrass Science, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
February 24 — Look What is Blowing Into Nebraska: Pesticide Application Technology Research at the West Central Research and Extension Center, Greg Kruger, Cropping Systems Specialist, WCREC

March

March 2 — Precision Farming Technologies for the Determination of Soil Water and Nitrogen Interactions Across Nebraska Landscapes, Tim Shaver, Assistant Professor, Nutrient Mgt. Specialist, WCREC
March 9 — Trends, Limits and Outlook of Turfgrass Genetic Resources Keenan Amundsen, Assistant Professor, Turf Geneticist, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
March 16 — Grazing Strategies and Rangeland Health in the Nebraska Sandhills, Jerry Volesky, Professor, Range and Forage Specialist, WCREC
March 30 — Seed Enhancement, Principles and Practice, John Eastin, Professor of Practice, Kamterter Products LLC

April

April 6 — Nebraska Crop Improvement Association, Past to Present!, Steve Knox, Secretary/Manager, NCIA
April 13 — Bush Encrouchment in Namibia, Southern Africa, Walt Schacht, Professor, Range Ecologist, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
April 20 — Food, Farm and Fitness: Agricultural Productivity, Nutrition and Health in Ethiopia, Martha Mamo, Professor, Agronomy and Horticulture and Mary Willis, Professor, Anthropology
April 27 — Sclerotinia Resistance in Soybean: The Impossible Dream?, George Graef, Professor, Soybean Breeding and Genetics, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture