DPH Conversations - with Dr. Roger Elmore

Dr. Roger Elmore, EMERITUS Professor, Heuermann Chair and Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute Faculty Fellow, discusses the DPH program and its graduates.

"I think that it's [the DPH degree is] going to give a head start into improving food productivity and security and sustainability in the long run." - Dr. Elmore

Striegel's Thesis Papers Published in Weed Technology

Adam Striegel, M.S. and current DPH student, had his thesis papers: Control of glyphosate/glufosinate-resistant volunteer corn in corn resistant to aryloxyphenoxypropionates, published in the latest issue of Weed Technology

Cover of Weed Technology Publication

Dr. Briese - photo credit Parade Magazine

Dr. Briese - Parade

2019 DPH graduate, Dr. Lee Briese, was recently included in Parade's "What People Earn 2020: See the Salaries of Everyday Workers Across America" article.

A Conversation with Ted Matthews

We would like to thank Ted Matthews for taking the time to share his expertise and perspective on rural mental health. If you didn't get a chance to listen in on the discussion, you can listen to it by clicking here.

*Photo of Ted Matthews from Ted's website: https://www.farmcounseling.org/

Dr. Lee Briese - Successful Farming Magazine

Recent DPH graduate, Dr. Lee Briese is featured in the November issue of Successful Farming magazine. Congratulations, Lee!

AFA 2019

Dr. Sal Ramirez and DPH student Lindsay Overmyer attended the AFA Opportunity Fair on November 8th in Kansas City!

You can read more about AFA here: http://www.agfuture.org/s/1342/rd16/index3.aspx?sid=1342&gid=1&pgid=1334

Brett Lynn IANR Fellowship Award

IANR Fellowship Luncheon

Congratulations to Brett Lynn on receiving the William J. Curtis Fellowship.

The Curtis Fellowships are awarded to UNL Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) students with outstanding qualifications and interest in pursuing the DPH degree in any plant health related area (agriculture, horticulture, regulatory, etc.). These Fellowsihps are competivively awarded to outstanding students who have been accepted into the DPH program. Selection is based on student potential as measured by undergraduate performance, professional experience, and leadership qualities.

DPH Student Ali Loker Published in Biological Control

Congratulations to current DPH student Ali Loker on being published in the Biological Control Journal.

Biological control and integrated pest management in organic and
conventional systems
Brian P. Baker, Thomas A. Green, Ali J. Loker

IANR Fellowship Luncheon

Congratulations to Ali Loker on receiving the William J. Curtis Fellowship.

The Curtis Fellowships are awarded to UNL Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) students with outstanding qualifications and interest in pursuing the DPH degree in any plant health related area (agriculture, horticulture, regulatory, etc.). These Fellowsihps are competivively awarded to outstanding students who have been accepted into the DPH program. Selection is based on student potential as measured by undergraduate performance, professional experience, and leadership qualities.

 

Congratulations to Dr. Justin McMechan

Congratulations to DPH alumnus Dr. Justin McMechan on receiving the Abbey Award from the University of Minnesota.

The 2019 Abbey Award recipient is Justin McMechan, a 2009 agronomy graduate from the University of Minnesota Crookston. After graduating from UMN Crookston, McMechan continued his education to obtain a masters degree in entomology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He went on to earn a Doctor of Plant Health degree as well as a Ph.D. in entomology also from Nebraska-Lincoln studying the oversummering ecology of the wheat curl mite.

You can read more about Dr. McMechan and the award here: https://www.crk.umn.edu/news/alumniawards2019

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