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Dean of Agricultural Sciences hosts webinar on cattle nutrient requirements

Dean of Agricultural Sciences hosts webinar on cattle nutrient requirements

Michael Galyean, dean of the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, presented a webinar on Wednesday (May 25) introducing the eighth revised edition of Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle, or Beef NRC.  more »

 

Texas Tech Honors College announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Texas Tech Honors College announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Seven students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been chosen to receive prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarships, university officials announced today (May 17). After an intensive selection process of more than 1,000 students, the foundation provides four-year scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated exception leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability.  more »

 

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

Texas Tech University’s 15th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition recently provided an opportunity for students from across campus, including 11 winners from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, to present their research before they represented the university at national and international conferences.  more »

 

Four Keys; USDA Discovery Zone teaches kids about importance of food safety

Four Keys; USDA Discovery Zone teaches kids about importance of food safety

Clean, separate, cook, chill – the four key stages to practicing the safe handling of food. That was the message heard by groups of elementary school children on Tuesday (May 3) as they toured the USDA Food Safety Discovery Zone, a 40-foot mobile interactive learning kitchen that teaches food safety and the prevention of foodborne illnesses.  more »

 

CASNR researcher leads study examining ways to increase marbling in beef

CASNR researcher leads study examining ways to increase marbling in beef

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a thick, juicy steak cooked to perfection. But in a time when the public seems to search for cuts of meat with the least amount of fat, finding meat with just the right combination of leanness and flavor can become quite the quest.  more »

 

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources marked its annual celebration of sustainability and community this week, with its annual Arbor Day event Friday (Apr. 29). The event, which featured seven CASNR organizations, is a partnership among Student Union & Activities, Hospitality Services, Center for Campus Life, Tech Activities Board, Grounds Maintenance and the Texas Tech Ethics Center.  more »

 

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Lubbock County’s Historical Commission and the Student Government Association of Texas Tech unveiled a new Texas State Historical Marker in ceremonies on Thursday (April 28) honoring Tech’s Dairy Barn, one of the university’s original structures. Built in an L-shaped configuration, the agricultural complex includes a free-standing grain silo to the west of the main wing.  more »