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  • In Press: Making scientific sense of a dog’s olfactory powers

    Recently, Nathan Hall, an assistant professor specializing in companion animals with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, spoke with Jo Craven McGinty, a columnist with The Wall Street Journal, to discuss the dog’s amazing olfactory powers. Here’s a part of their conversation.

  • Meat judging team wraps up season with dominant showing in Houston

    Texas Tech’s Meat Judging Team wrapped up a perfect spring competition season this month by dominating the field at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest. The Red and Black teams took first and third place, respectively. They were sandwiched around second-place Colorado State University-Green and ahead of two teams from Texas A&M […]

  • GALLERY: Crews clear the way for new sidewalks at Goddard Building

    An early Spring came to life with the whine of circular saws, pounding hammers and the beep, beep, beep of concrete mixers backing up to unload their weighty haul. The work was part of a new project aimed at upgrading uneven sidewalks and disabled entry access areas on the east side of the College of […]

  • In Profile: Chess champ Andrenko finds a home in CASNR research program

    Like many other graduate students in Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Iryna Andrenko has a full plate of duties from a tech-heavy class schedule to cutting edge horticulture research projects.

  • AFS’s Livestock Judging Team dominates competition in San Antonio

    Texas Tech’s Livestock Judging Team dominated the competition at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition Intercollegiate Livestock Show Saturday. Tech easily outdistanced second-place Texas A&M by 97 points, 4,638 to 4,541, and finished well ahead of third-place Oklahoma State’s 4,519 points. The University of Wyoming and Cal State University-Chico rounded out the top five.

  • Agricultural Awareness Week features agricultural economist Jayson Lusk

    One of the nation’s leading food and agricultural economists will speak at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 18) in the Red Raider Ballroom of Texas Tech’s Student Union Building. Hosted by Tech’s Free Market Institute and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Awareness Week, admission to the presentation by Jayson Lusk, which will […]

  • Board of Regents announce promotions for two CASNR faculty members

    The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the academic advancement of two leading College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources faculty members during their latest meeting (Feb. 23).

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  • Popcorn Pop-Ins
    • Apr. 12, 2-4 p.m., Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center (Goddard 108)
  • Ag Olympics, Apr. 9, 2 p.m. AFS Livestock Arena
  • Ag Awareness Week, Apr. 18-20
  • Ag Honors Banquet, Apr. 20, 6:30 p.m., McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
  • CASNR 50th Class Reunion; May 4, 11 a.m.; McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
  • CASNR Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Reception; May 20, 4 p.m.; Animal & Food Science Building (Rm 101)
  • CASNR Faculty Retreat; Aug. 24, 1 p.m.; McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center

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