Students in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources are provided invaluable first-hand experience working in their fields of choice.

Nevada Field Day canceled due to poor air quality

Your health and safety is our top priority, and we’re following the recommendations from experts in this arena

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Learning

Preparing students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world.

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Undergraduate education

Rich learning experiences that provide a broad foundation and deep subject-area expertise.
 

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Graduate education

Unmatched opportunities to participate in the advancement of entire fields of knowledge.
 

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Lifelong learning

Continuing adult education, professional programs and programs for K-12 students.
 

CABNR Student Emergency Fund

Help provide students with critical support needed to continue their University education, despite facing unexpected challenges associated with COVID-19 or other emergencies.

To learn more about the fund
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Two smiling University students at Nevada Field Day in Wolf Pack gear pose with thumbs up for a photo. Behind them are hay bales and people of all ages at info booths and activity trailers.

Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Celebrity student cooking demonstration, winetasting and University research highlights of event

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Meadow restoration efforts yield long-term climate change mitigation benefits

New study shows restored meadows capture and store large amounts of carbon

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University offers soil health and regenerative agriculture workshops and event

Online weekly sessions begin Aug. 30, daylong session at ranch in Fallon Sept. 30

Research

What the College does at the University of Nevada, Reno matters beyond our own campus. It is about focusing the College's limited resources toward solving urgent and vital problems Nevadans face. Our stakeholders’ greatest problems are not waiting for the right time to be solved; they are waiting for the right people to solve them. Those people are here.

Extension & Outreach

Extension serves more than 100,000 Nevadans annually through a network of specialists, agents and staff by providing unbiased, research-based information driven by local needs and clientele input. From publications to in-person workshops and events, Extension is ready to meet the needs of the state and its communities.

Explore the many subject areas!

4-H Youth Development | Business Management & Economic Development | Children, Youth & Families | Community Development & Vitality | Environment & Nature | Farming & Ranching | Fire | Food Safety & Quality | Forage & Food Crops | Forests & Woodlands | Gardens, Trees & Landscapes | Healthy Eating | Healthy Lifestyle | Healthy Living | Livestock & Domestic Animals | Pests & Plant Diseases | Rangelands | Self Improvement | Water | Wildlife

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Great Basin Sagebrush Restoration Fund

Sagebrush ecosystems have eroded to about 56 percent of their historical range. These ecosystems provide vital habitat for many iconic species found in the west. The sagebrush ecosystem is one of the most imperiled in the United States. To date, rehabilitation efforts are proving to be costly and do not always provide intended results. There is an opportunity to improve the efficacy and success of rehabilitation efforts.

Arid Lands Research Fund

The purpose of the Fund is to advance research and development of cost-effective methodologies for restoration of degraded arid lands and riparian areas within arid lands.  The team assembled includes the University of Nevada and other institutions with diverse backgrounds in soil science, plant community ecology, natural resource economics, native seed ecology and landscape ecology.  

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