Department of Agronomy and Horticulture

Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communications)
Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Nebraska Research Assists State’s Craft Brewing Industry January 19, 2018

From field and lab to brew kettle and marketplace, research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping further the Cornhusker State’s burgeoning craft brewing industry.

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Got an RUP Dicamba Question? Check Out These FAQs January 19, 2018

If you're planning to use the new RUP dicamba products in 2018, you may have some questions. A new set of Frequently Ask Questions answers some of the most common questions posed to Nebraska Extension in recent weeks.

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Crop Production Challenges, Solutions at Nebraska Crop Management Conference Next Week January 17, 2018

There's still time to register for the Nebraska Crop Management Conference to be held Jan. 24-25 in Kearney. With 27 presentations and pesticide applicator training, it's a great way to hit the ground running for the 2018 crop season!

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Crop Production Clinics at Five Sites this January December 14, 2017

Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics will be conducted at five sites this January to provide research updates and educational information focused on local agriculture.

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Figure 1. Harkamal Walia (second from left) discusses an experimental plan for the grant at the High Throughput Phenotyping facility at the Greenhouse Innovation Center on Nebraska Innovation Campus. From left is Toshihiro Obata, Hongfeng Yu and Qi Zhang. Not pictured are researchers Chi Zhang and Gota Morota. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

University Leads Research into Heat-Tolerant Crops August 2, 2017

An agronomy professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the effects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice. The stress of high nighttime temperatures can lead to severe losses in crop yield and quality. Researchers from Arkansas State University and Kansas State University will be collaborating on the project.

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Agronomy Seminar: Corn Residue Utilization Effects February 27, 2017

The effects of corn residue utilization on yield, crop water use, and the soil resource will be the focus of a seminar Friday, March 3, in Lincoln. Marty Schmer, research agronomist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, will present the program hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

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Jhala Receives Early Career Outstanding Weed Scientist Award February 1, 2017

Amit Jhala, Nebraska Extension weed management specialist and frequent contributor to CropWatch, has been honored with an Early Career Outstanding Weed Scientist Award by the Weed Science Society of America. This award recognizes outstanding contributions made by an early career weed scientist in research, extension, and/or teaching in the US. Jhala joined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty in 2012 and has a split appointment in research and extension in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.

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