MS Thesis Defense - Xiaochen Dong

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Hardin Hall
The recently developed Cosmic-ray Neutron Probe (CRNP) for estimating soil water content (SWC) fills a critical measurement gap between point scale methods and large scale measurements collected from remote sensing. CRNP works by measuring the change …

Natural Resources Seminar: Steve Thomas

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Hardin Hall
Steve Thomas, an associate professor in Nebraska’s School of Natural Resources, will discuss “The Consequences of Local Adaptation in Stream Ecosystems: Ecological Roles and Special Distribution,” at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 29.

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Gautam Sarath

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
“Switchgrass metabolism” will be presented by Gautam Sarath, research molecular biologist, Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research Unit, USDA-ARS; adjunct professor, agronomy and horticulture, University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Brown-bag on Gathering for Decorating

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Keim Hall
Many people gather plants and other natural elements to bring indoors, but Bob Henrickson, Horticulture Program Coordinator for the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, says often they wait and collect too late in the season, “It’s best to gather …

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – Jamie O’Rourke

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
“Leveraging genomics, genetics and breeding to understand crop adaptation to nutrient stress” will be presented by Jamie O’Rourke, research geneticist, USDA-ARS; collaborator, agronomy, Iowa State University.

Nebraska Turf Conference

Date: Time: 8:00 am–12:00 pm Location: LaVista Conference Center

West Central Water and Crops Field Day

Date: Time: 8:00 am Location: West Central Research and Extension Center
Annual Field Day with the latest research and ag industry information on water and cropping systems located at the West Central Research and Extension Center.