Center for Grassland Studies' fall seminar series begins Aug. 29

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The Center for Grassland Studies' fall seminar series begins Aug. 29 and runs through Dec. 5. The seminars, 3 to 4 p.m. most Mondays at the Nebraska East Union, are free and open to the public. (Craig Chandler/University Communications)

August 22, 2016

Lincoln, Neb. — The fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including wildlife and grasslands, the role of soil greenhouse gas emissions in perennial grass production systems, pollinator conservation and turfgrasses, and multiple talks on beef systems and grazing management.

    The seminars are 3 to 4 p.m. most Mondays during the fall semester at the Nebraska East Union, 1705 Arbor Drive, with the exception of the Sept. 19 seminar, which will be in 150 Keim Hall, 1825 N. 38th St. The first lecture is scheduled for Aug. 29 and the last is Dec. 5, with none on Sept. 4, Oct. 17 and Nov. 7. The seminars are free and open to the public and can be taken for academic credit. 

    The series features Paul Genho, this year's Frank and Margaret Leu Distinguished Lecturer, on Oct. 31. Genho, president of AgReserves Inc., will discuss 50 years of study and experience with beef systems management.

    The seminar schedule can be found at http://grassland.unl.edu/upcoming-seminars. The schedule is subject to revision; any changes will be noted on the website.

    Videos of each seminar will be available a few days later. For more information, contact the center at 402-472-4101 or email grassland@unl.edu.


Pam Murray
Center for Grassland Studies
402-472-4101
pmurray1@unl.edu