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GALLERY: CASNR’s Ag Fest fills AFS Livestock Arena with fun, information

GALLERY: CASNR’s Ag Fest fills AFS Livestock Arena with fun, information

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center hosted their annual Ag Fest today (Aug. 27) at the Department of Animal and Food Sciences’ Livestock Arena here on campus. As temperatures hovered in the mid-nineties outside the sprawling building; inside, students, faculty and staff roamed the facility in a late afternoon filled with fun and information.  more »

 

GALLERY: CASNR Advisory Board line up for chuck-wagon cuisine at museum

GALLERY: CASNR Advisory Board line up for chuck-wagon cuisine at museum

Prior to this year’s Texas Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Advisory Board Meeting, a ‘Chuck Wagon Breakfast’ was held on Friday (Aug. 21) at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock. Among the luminaries on hand for the early morning event were Robert Duncan, Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System; Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech Provost and Senior Vice President; and Michael Galyean, dean of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »

 

CASNR Awards presented to outstanding faculty, staff at Merket Alumni Center

CASNR Awards presented to outstanding faculty, staff at Merket Alumni Center

Eight faculty and staff members were honored for service and support of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources on Friday (Aug. 21) during a special evening ceremony at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »

 

School Rules; CASNR Student Success Center rolls out newly-designed T-Shirt

School Rules; CASNR Student Success Center rolls out newly-designed T-Shirt

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has its newly-designed ‘CASNR T-Shirt’ on sale now. The $15 shirts are available in the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center in Room 108 of Tech’s Goddard Building (cash or check only).  more »

 

Area organizers gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 12

Area organizers gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 12

Texas Tech University and the ‘Celebrate Cotton’ campaign is set to host its fourth annual event in recognition of the cotton industry on Sept. 12 when Red Raiders take on the University of Texas-El Paso Miners at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. The game is a partnership between Texas Tech Athletics, Plains Cotton Growers and several area agribusinesses.  more »

 

Department of Plant & Soil Science hosts Moroccan Fulbright Scholar Salghi

Department of Plant & Soil Science hosts Moroccan Fulbright Scholar Salghi

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting a Fulbright Scholar from Morocco this summer. Rachid Salghi, a professor from the University Ibn Zohr Agadir-Morocco, is focusing his research here at Tech on preparation of bio-based materials from biopolymers.  more »

 

CASNR Water Center promotes water quality research through collaboration

CASNR Water Center promotes water quality research through collaboration

Water. It’s one of the basic elements of life. Making sure there’s enough for use in agriculture is of vital importance, and it’s an area of focus for a research center at Texas Tech University – the CASNR Water Center in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources.  more »