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2009 Events

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Holiday Open House. As always, we wish you every joy of the Christmas season and may the New Year bring you happiness. On Dec. 9, CASNR’s faculty, staff and students, along with friends across the Texas Tech campus, gathered for our annual Dean’s Office Christmas Open House. Photos: N. Martin.  Learn More >>

Agreement Signed. CASNR bolstered its global academic presence Dec. 8 when administrators signed two new agreements with central China’s Lanzhou University. Lanzhou administrators signed a general agreement with Tech to send its students to the university. The two schools also announced their intent to create an exchange of agricultural sciences and natural resources graduate students. Photos: N. Martin.  Learn More >>

Research Cotton Harvest. A newly-arrived John Deere 7455 cotton harvester was used for the first time this season as part of Professor of Crop Physiology Craig Bednarz and his research team’s on-going cotton research program. The scientific group at CASNR’s Quaker Avenue Research Farm studies relationships among stand establishment, seed quality and lint yield. Photos: N. Martin.  Learn More >>

CASNR Homecoming Breakfast 2009. Alumni of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources got another warm welcome Oct. 10 as the graduates, young and old, celebrated the college’s Homecoming Breakfast festivities at the Animal and Food Sciences’ livestock arena in Lubbock. Later that day the Red Raiders walloped Kansas State 66-14. Photos: N. Martin.  Learn More >>

Ag Fest 2009. Sponsored by CASNR’s Student Services office, the annual gathering of students, professors and organizations was held Sept. 3 at AFS Livestock Arena. The event featured a yummy hamburger dinner, along with a live county band and ample opportunities for socializing. Special Texas Tech guests included Raider Red and the Masked Rider. Photos: N. Martin.   Learn More >>

CASNR Faculty Retreat 2009. Held at the National Ranching Heritage Center, the annual gathering centered on sustainability and multidisciplinary programs. Speakers included Texas Commissioner Agriculture Todd Staples, TTU President Guy Bailey, and Senator Robert Duncan. The sessions were followed by a dinner featuring CASNR’s 2009 award recipients. Photos: N. Martin.   Learn More >>

Safflower Field Day. High Plains research aimed at boosting safflower crop production was showcased at a field day on July 21 at Texas Tech University’s research farm at 2nd Street and Quaker in Lubbock. The thistlelike safflower makes an excellent feed stock for biodiesel, as well as supplying oil, meal and birdseed. Photography/Norman Martin.   Learn More >>

Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute. CASNR’s Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute is committed to serving the research needs of manufacturers, cotton breeders and public agencies. Through laboratory testing, special lectures and informational tours, its researchers and staff offer 21st Century answers to critical questions on cotton and textiles. Photography/Norman Martin.   Learn More >>

Spring Flower Show. There was a breath of spring in CASNR’s light-filled animal science atrium April 3, as a striking mix of flowers lifted the spirits of judges and visitors from across campus. More than 25 flower arrangements were featured as part of the final grades for students in a Plant and Soil Science’s floral design class, led by Judith Wilmington, an instructor and greenhouse manager.   Learn More >>

Science Innovations. CASNR’s innovative research was in the spotlight March 4 during a Washington D.C. program on “Science Innovations for a Better Life: Celebrating the New National Institute of Food and Agriculture.” Hosted by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, the science exhibition and reception was held on Capitol Hill.   Learn More >>