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GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center hosted their annual AgFest today (Aug. 28) at the Department of Animal and Food Sciences building here on campus. A summer deluge sent the gathering of students, faculty and staff into the facility’s livestock arena for an afternoon of fun and information.  more »

 

Graduation Day; CASNR students honored during summer commencement

Graduation Day; CASNR students honored during summer commencement

More than 1,300 students, including 55 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s summer commencement ceremonies Saturday (Aug. 9) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »

 

Noted economist joins Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Noted economist joins Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

An experienced research economist, who specialized in political economy at King’s College London, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Adam Martin, who will have a joint appointment with Tech’s Free Market Institute, officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Well Done; Faculty, staff leaders take spotlight at International Cultural Center

Well Done; Faculty, staff leaders take spotlight at International Cultural Center

Eight faculty and staff members were honored for service and support of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (Aug. 22) during a special evening ceremony at the International Cultural Center.  more »

 

Irrigation Management; TAWC Summer Field Day set for Aug. 14 in Floyd County

Irrigation Management; TAWC Summer Field Day set for Aug. 14 in Floyd County

Texas Tech’s International Center for Agricultural Competitiveness Director Darren Hudson is one of the featured speakers set to participate in the latest edition of the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation’s 2014 Summer Field Day. The free, annual event, which focuses on irrigation management technology, takes place from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 14) at the Floyd County Unity Center, located on HWY 70 half-way between Lockney and Floydada.  more »

 

Lange takes new post with Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Lange takes new post with Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

A farm and agribusiness management expert has been named an assistant professor of farm and agribusiness management and director of farm operations in Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Kelly Lange officially stepped into her new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

2014 Producer of the Year; Texas Pork Producers Association honors AEC Alum

2014 Producer of the Year; Texas Pork Producers Association honors AEC Alum

A 2000 graduate of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been named the ‘2014 Producer of the Year Award’ by the Texas Pork Producers Association. Josh Krohn of Lamesa received the honor on Thursday (July 12) at the Texas Pork Producer Conference and Youth Symposium in Kerrville.  more »