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Associate professor uses innovative technology for dryland research

University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Robert Washington-Allen to the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources as an associate professor, graduate program director for the department and Range Club advisor. (Read more...)

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Nevada Field Day 2019 provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

At Nevada Field Day on Oct. 19, visitors will be treated to a variety of free activities and giveaways, and even some tasty food samples, courtesy of the University of Nevada, Reno and its College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. (Read more...)

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Natural resources specialist studies statistics to improve wildlife conservation

University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Perry Williams as a new assistant professor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. (Read more...)

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New ecosystem ecologist researches contaminants in Nevada landscape

The University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources is pleased to welcome Joanna Blaszczak to their faculty, where she will be joining the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science. (Read more...)

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University offers agricultural crop research tours at Field Day

Agriculture producers and others are invited to get a first-hand look at crop trials and research being conducted in northern Nevada by the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources. Field Day in Fallon is free and open to the public, and will take place 9-11 a.m., Aug. 13, at the College’s Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station Newlands Research Center at 2053 Schurz Highway. (Read more...)

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New assistant professor researches reproductive physiology and epigenetics

The University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources welcomes Luis Schütz to the faculty as a lecturer and researcher. Schütz has studied bovine (cattle) reproductive physiology for more than a decade. Recently, he began research in the field of epigenetics, which includes focus on the effects of animal management methods, nutrition and environmental factors on reproduction efficiency and health. (Read more...)

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Charles Schembre brings vineyard experience to Desert Farming Initiative

The Desert Farming Initiative welcomes a new project manager, Charles Schembre, to the Nevada Agriculture Experiment Station. The Initiative is a diversified commercial farm at the University that serves as a demonstration, education, outreach and research farming program. It is a collaborative project of the University's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources and its Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension units. (Read more...)

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Improving potato genetics

Comprehending how different potato varieties can have different storage lives. This project uses one variety that stores very well and another that stores very poorly to understand the molecular basis of this differential storage capacity. (Read more...)

Variety of potatoes being used for research