Student Spotlight: Alexander Baumert

Alexander Baumert
Meet Alexander Baumert, spring 2021 agronomy graduate from Lincoln, Nebraska.
June 14, 2021

Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska

Major: Agronomy

Anticipated Date of Graduation: May 2021

Why did you decide to come to the University of Nebraska- Lincoln?

I decided to come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln because of its great agronomy program and it is close to home.

What is your favorite thing about University of Nebraska-Lincoln?

My favorite thing about the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is how willing the professors are to help even outside of class time.

How has diversity and inclusive excellence played a role in your CASNR experience?

I have learned a lot from the Rwandan students, about how people from another countries farm. 

What is your favorite class you have taken so far and why?

My favorite class has been AGRO 132: plant science lab. This has laid the groundwork for many classes and has the most applicable information for internships.

What are your plans post-graduation?

My plan is to find a full-time position in the industry in the Midwest.

What’s life like outside of school?

I work on family farms and hunt in my free time.