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New High Plains Ag Lab building to be named for Fenster


For The Sun-Telegraph

Former UNL dryland cropping system specialist Charles Fenster inspects winter wheat stubble in a chemical fallow field in 1974.

The new office and laboratory building at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Agricultural Laboratory near Sidney will be named the Charles R. Fenster Building in recognition of the pioneering UNL researcher.

Approval of the building name was announced by Dr. Jack Whittier, UNL research and extension director for the Panhandle District, at the recent annual meeting of the High Plains Ag Lab Advisory committee. Plans will be made for a formal dedication and sign to coincide with the summer Field Day in August.

After the building name was requested by a local group, it was endorsed...

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