UNL Department of Agronomy & Horticulture Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Agronomy & Horticulture Spring 2015 Seminar Series Schedule (PDF 72KB)

UNL Department of Agronomy & Horticulture Spring 2015 Seminar Series Schedule
January 23
Irrigation challenges for crop production and water resources management
Derrel MartinProfessor, UNL Biological Systems Engineering
January 30
In your own backyard: Plan(t) it to expand education
Kim Todd Associate Professor, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
February 6
Antibiotic resistance on farms and in fields
Lisa DursoUSDA-ARS Research Microbiologist
February 13
A crop consultant’s role in Nebraska production agriculture:
Preparing the next generation of professionals
Orvin BontragerServi-Tech, Aurora, Neb.
February 20 University of Zagreb education and research programs address Croatian agricultural issues
Zeljko Jukic Associate Professor, UNIZG FAZ
February 27 The global maize project: Testing the concept of ecological intensification around the world
T. Scott Murrell – Director, North American Program, International Plant Nutrition Institute
March 6 Revisiting phosphorus recommendations for corn
Charles ShapiroProfessor, Soil Scientist – Crop Nutrition, Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
March 13 GrassSnap — an app to make monitoring easier
Bethany JohnstonAssociate Extension Educator in the Central Sandhills Area, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center
March 20 Cottonwood Room NEU Global food futures through to 2050 and the role of R&D
Philip PardeyProfessor of Applied Economics, Director of International Science and Technology Practice and Policy Center and Director of Global Research Strategy for the College of Food Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Minnesota
Cosponsored by AgEcon
March 27 Spring Break — no seminar
April 3 Seminar cancelled
April 10 CASNR International Study Tours: Department of Agronomy & Horticulture leadership and participation
Steve MasonProfessor, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
Nora D’Croz-MasonAdjunct Assistant Professor, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
April 17 A 30-year partnership with Western corn rootworms: Learning from prior mistakes to protect future innovations
Blair SiegfriedProfessor, UNL Department of Entomology
April 24 Soil fertility research in western Nebraska — the past 40 years and what’s ahead
Gary HergertProfessor, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
May 1 Development of novel oil seed functionality for biofuel and industrial application
Ed CahoonProfessor and Director of the Center for Plant Science Innovation, UNL Biochemistry Department

Seminars begin at 3:30 pm in 150 Keim Hall, East Campus, with refreshments served at 3 pm, unless otherwise noted. Or join online at https://connect.unl.edu/FridaySeminarSeries.

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