Growing Magazine Spring 2019

Spring 2019
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Food • Fuel • Water • Landscapes • People
Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources I University of Nebraska–Lincoln


  • 59 doctoral degrees awarded by CASNR from summer 2017 through spring 2018, representing over 20% of all doctorates awarded by the university in that time period.
  • 91 students enrolled in CASNR during the 2018-19 academic year represent 91 of Nebraska’s 93 counties.
  • 775 proposals submitted by IANR researchers for sponsored research in fiscal year 2018.
  • 1,089 alums of the Nebraska Lead Program, Nebraska’s premier two-year agricultural leadership and development program, now in its 38th year.
  • 1,108 learners engaged in Nebraska Extension farm and ranch succession planning education programs in 2018.
  • 1,800 youth from across the state who have participated in Next Chapter, a college readiness program and UNL pre-admittance program offered to 8th graders enrolled in 4-H.