Students Start Organic Farm at UNL

Using donations from the public and land sponsorship from UNL’s agronomy and horticulture department, a group of environmental studies majors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln helped to bring an organic farming experience to students. The university shared half an acre of land to the students who replaced the asparagus plants with a cover crop designed to reintroduce nutrients into the soil for future production. The project provided a new angle for students and novice growers to view agriculture and horticulture.

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