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In Profile: Dobelbower takes Ag Council lead with enthusiasm for the future

In Profile: Dobelbower takes Ag Council lead with enthusiasm for the future

A passion for both the agriculture industry and helping others runs deep for Midlothian native Sinclaire Dobelbower. The junior agricultural communications major has been heavily involved in agriculture from high school FFA to student organizations within Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, so it’s no surprise she is the 2015-2016 Ag Council President.  more »

 

In Profile: Agricultural economics grad, cancer survivor Barclay White inspires

In Profile: Agricultural economics grad, cancer survivor Barclay White inspires

At Barclay White’s first day of freshman orientation at Texas Tech, a counselor asked the group of incoming Red Raiders to share an interesting fact about themselves. White had an easy answer and a hard answer. He went for the easy answer. They may be the Class of 2015, but these were strangers then.  more »

 

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

Getting her hands dirty observing soil samples in distant lands is not unfamiliar to Taylor Person, a Texas Tech undergraduate research assistant. A senior plant and soil science major, she’s already been on two major research trips; one to Europe and the other to Alaska. The research was conducted in collaboration with David Weindorf, Tech’s BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology in the Department of Plant and Soil Science.  more »

 

In Profile: Fredericksburg’s Gretchen Lochte takes lead of Tech’s Ag Council

In Profile: Fredericksburg’s Gretchen Lochte takes lead of Tech’s Ag Council

Gretchen Lochte’s passion for agriculture and academic organizations began long before her collegiate career. As the daughter of a farmer, Lochte joined 4-H at a young age and has continued in organizational work throughout college. Now, as the president of Texas Tech’s Ag Council, she has plans to create events that would help facilitate relationships between students and faculty.  more »

 

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

Brad Bellah always knew he’d be back home one day, operating the family ranching and farming business in Throckmorton County. The sixth-generation cattle rancher didn’t think, however, it would be right after his 2009 graduation from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications.  more »

 

In Profile: Texas Tech scientist finds pig pheromone stops dogs from barking

In Profile: Texas Tech scientist finds pig pheromone stops dogs from barking

In a sense, John McGlone was just like any other pet owner a few years ago. He simply wanted to keep his Cairn Terrier from barking incessantly. Then again, McGlone is not like most dog owners in that he is a professor at Texas Tech University who just happens to specialize in animal welfare and behavior. And, in that capacity, he just happened to have a product on hand at his house from a previous research study called Boar Mate, an odorous concoction which helps farmers with swine breeding.  more »

 

In Profile: NRM’s Angie Reid takes the heat of an adventurous science career

In Profile: NRM’s Angie Reid takes the heat of an adventurous science career

Angie Reid expanded her world of science, making the most of her Texas Tech experience before graduating in 2007 by double majoring in range management and wildlife and fisheries management. She also minored in natural history and humanities, biology and animal science.  more »