Notable events throughout CASNR's 145 year history

Notable events throughout CASNR's 145 year history

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1872 - The University of Nebraska Board of Regents establishes the College of Agriculture.

1919 CASNR tractor test 1919 - The Nebraska tractor test law passes, stating that no new tractor could be sold in Nebraska without first being tested by the University of Nebraska's agricultural engineering department.

1954 - An international programs branch of the college is established.

1957 - Burr and Fedde Halls are constructed on East Campus, offering on-campus living for College of Agriculture students.

1957 CASNR Burr and Fedde Halls1964 - The College of Agriculture honors program is launched, which led to a superior university-wide honors program that exists today.

1974 - The University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is established.

1990 - The college name is changed to the College of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources.

1997 - CASNR undergraduate honors research is created, which led to the campus-wide UCARE program in 2000.

2000 - Master of Agriculture degree added.

CASNR 2005 Salute to Graduates2005 - The first CASNR Salute to Graduates is held.

2006 - The professional Program in Veterinary Medicine, a joint program with Iowa State University, is established.

2016 - CASNR produces 563 total graduates, its largest number of skilled graduates ready to enter the workforce.

2017 - The Massengale Residential Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Center open on East Campus, reinforcing the living and learning environment.

2017 Massengale Residential Center