Department of Agronomy and Horticulture

Amit Jhala

Jhala Named Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Associate Head

March 2, 2023
Jhala's new position will support the department's goals in connecting faculty and extension educators throughout Nebraska, creating opportunities for collaborations on translational research, and enriching student experiences.

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Laura Thompson, Nebraska Extension, and Laila Puntel, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, will present research findings and insights on ag technology and on-farm research during the March 9-11 Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida. Recordings of their presentations will be available at a later date for those who don't attend in person. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication and Marketing)

Husker Faculty will Discuss Digital Ag at Commodity Classic

March 2, 2023
Two university faculty members will highlight their research on remote sensing in nitrogen fertilizer management and share insights on what the data-driven “farm of the future” will look like.  

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Producers and other ag industry stakeholders are invited to attend the annual UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture spring seminar series, which takes place on Fridays from February to April.

Agronomy and Horticulture Spring 2023 Seminars Announced

February 2, 2023
The spring series will feature industrial hemp research, dicamba tolerance in soybeans, precision agriculture tools and other research insights from experts across the nation. 

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The 2023 Soils School at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln will provide three soil and water, and eight nutrient management CEUs for certified crop advisors.

Soils School to Feature Soil, Water and Nutrient Management Concepts

December 15, 2022
In this two-day course, NU experts will be discussing the latest research on soil fertility, precision ag for nitrogen management, cover crop effects on soil, soil carbon sequestration and more.

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Nebraska Producers Invited to Attend Agronomy and Horticulture's Fall Seminar Series

September 15, 2022
UNL experts and industry professionals will discuss research and approaches for a broad variety of ag industry topics. 

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Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar Series Begins Feb. 4

January 27, 2022
UNL professors and other industry professionals will present on a variety of topics, including ag biotech, precision agriculture, weed management, plant disease, soil health and rice crop production.

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More Farm Sci-Ed Videos Available to View Online

October 7, 2021
Eight video episodes have been released and available to view online in the Farm Sci-Ed video series, which highlights the “science and education behind farming” and integrated pest management research.

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Agronomy and Horticulture Fall 2021 Seminar Series Announced

September 8, 2021
The UNL Agronomy and Horticulture Fall 2021 Seminar Series has begun. These Friday afternoon Seminars begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be in 150 Keim Hall, Nebraska East Campus or via Zoom.

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