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Four Faculty at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center earn Promotion
May 10, 2022

Four Faculty at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center earn Promotion

The Panhandle Research and Extension Center is pleased to announce the promotion of four faculty members in 2022. Jeff Bradshaw and Karla Wilke earned promotion to full professor. Nevin Lawrence and Bijesh Maharjan earned promotions to associate professor and granted tenure.
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Harveson and Tatineni named American Phytopathological Society fellows
April 19, 2022

Harveson and Tatineni named American Phytopathological Society fellows

Robert Harveson and Satyanarayana Tatieni within Nebraska’s department of plant pathology have recently been named fellows to The American Phytopathological Society in recognition to their distinguished contributions to plant pathology.
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Kudera makes Husker history at NACTA Crops Judging contest
April 11, 2022

Kudera makes Husker history at NACTA Crops Judging contest

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team competed in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging Contest March 31 – April 2 in North Platte, Nebraska.
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Dr. Fred Gould to present Zoom seminar for UNL faculty, staff, students
April 11, 2022

Dr. Fred Gould to present Zoom seminar for UNL faculty, staff, students

Dr. Fred Gould, member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and co-Director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center at North Carolina State University, will give a Zoom seminar titled Gene Drive for Pest Management for University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, staff and students on April 13.
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70 years on, ‘Backyard Farmer’ remains hardy perennial in Nebraska life
March 31, 2022

70 years on, ‘Backyard Farmer’ remains hardy perennial in Nebraska life

Each spring, the annual return of “Backyard Farmer” to the airwaves is as eagerly anticipated as the return of Sandhill cranes to Central Platte waters. The show has been a shared Nebraska experience for generations, featuring practical lawn and gardening advice leavened by lighthearted fun. This year, it celebrates its 70th anniversary.
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Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Kansas contest
March 18, 2022

Nebraska Crops Team takes third at Kansas contest

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Crops Judging Team earned a third-place overall team award at the Kansas State University Crop Judging Contest March 5 in the four-year division. Ten teams from Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas participated in the contest.
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Faculty Spotlight: Stephen Wegulo
February 21, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: Stephen Wegulo

Meet Stephen Wegulo, professor and Nebraska Extension plant pathologist.
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Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series begins Feb. 4
January 24, 2022

Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series begins Feb. 4

The spring Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series starts with “Collaborative Efforts to Diversify Nebraska Cropping Systems” presented by Nebraska’s Andrea Basche Feb. 4.
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Digging into Extension: The Right Path for Jenny Rees
January 13, 2022

Digging into Extension: The Right Path for Jenny Rees

Her story begins the same as many others in agriculture.
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Collage photo with abstract of Powers' paper, photo of Pratylenchus smoliki, and photo of the late Jim Smolik
Thursday, December 16, 2021

New Nematode Species Discovery

Dr. Thomas Powers and collaborators recently published a paper on their discovery of the new nematode species Pratylenchus smoliki. The paper, published in the Journal of Nematology, is available to read online

Congratulations to Dr. Powers and his team!

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