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Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Hard times brought on by drought have taken a toll on a number of South Plains producers, but not, it seems for Idalou alfalfa farmer Randy McGee. These days he’s taking a negative situation and turning it into something positive.  more »

 

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Connecting today’s producers and crop consultants with the latest in irrigation technology and research is the focus of the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation’s first annual ‘Water College’ on Wednesday (Jan. 21) at Lubbock’s Bayer Museum of Agriculture.  more »

 

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

More than 2,300 students, including 124 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 13) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »

 

Government Beat: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Government Beat: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Six students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be spending their spring semester working as interns in the state’s and nation’s capital. Running from January through May, the college’s congressional intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government’s day-to-day operations.  more »

 

CASNR grads among Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Agriculture Awards finalists

CASNR grads among Vance Publishing’s 40 Under 40 Agriculture Awards finalists

After evaluating numerous outstanding nominations for Vance Publishing Corporation’s inaugural “40 Under 40 in Agriculture Awards,” a panel of judges from across the industry has selected two graduates of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for its list of finalists. Kristina Butts (’01 BS Agricultural Communications, ’04 MS Animal Science) and Keith Underwood (’02 BS Animal Science) were selected for their leadership and commitment in advancing the cause to double food production by 2050.  more »

 

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

The weather outside was anything but frightful on Tuesday (Dec. 9). That’s when CASNR faculty and staff, along with our friends across campus, gathered at the Goddard Building for the Annual Dean’s Office Christmas Open House. From all of us at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, we hope the peace and joy of the season will live in your heart all year long.  more »

 

On The Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

On The Record; CASNR students honored at ‘Who’s Who’ reception

Thirteen outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to school officials. The university hosted a special ‘2014 Who’s Who Recognition Reception’ on Nov. 16 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »