IANR Faculty/Staff

Laila Puntel

New Soil Scientist/Precision Ag Specialist Joins Agronomy

October 4, 2019
Laila Puntel's focus will be on improving efficiency and profitability of soil nutrient management, particularly through the use of precision ag technologies. She will be conducting research at university centers and one-on-one with growers through on-farm research.

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Javed Iqbal
Javed Iqbal

Javed Iqbal Joins IANR Soil Science Team

September 13, 2019
Welcome to Javed Iqbal who recently joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture as an assistant professor for nutrient management and water quality. Iqbal will be conducting research and education on efficient uses of nutrients to enhance crop production and reduce environmental effects.

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Portrait of Rodrigo Werle

Rodrigo Werle New WCREC Cropping Systems Specialist

April 15, 2016
Rodrigo Werle starts today as the new cropping systems specialist at the UNL West Central Research and Extension Center at North Platte. An assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Werle will have a split appointment between research (50%) and extension (50%).

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Chris Proctor New UNL Weed Science Educator

April 7, 2016

The challenges of studying integrated crop production systems sparked an interest in Chris Proctor that led him to expand his career focus in weed science from turf to global agriculture and food production.

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