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Texas Tech’s Soil Judging Team takes first place at Kingsville regional contest

Texas Tech’s Soil Judging Team takes first place at Kingsville regional contest

Texas Tech University’s Soil Judging Team won first place overall at the Regional Soil Judging Contest held Sept. 25-26 at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy and the Soil Science Society of America, the event included teams from the University of Arkansas, Oklahoma State University, Texas A&M University, and Tarleton State University.  more »

 

Texas Tech enrollment shatters previous numbers; CASNR contributes 1,960

Texas Tech enrollment shatters previous numbers; CASNR contributes 1,960

Texas Tech University officials report record enrollment figures for the sixth-straight year as 35,134 students are in fall classes. The difference of 2,023 students from fall 2013 represents the third-largest increase in a single year since the university opened its doors in 1925.  more »

 

Set the standard with a classic design; Introducing the 2014 CASNR Cap

Set the standard with a classic design; Introducing the 2014 CASNR Cap

Stylish and practical, the ’2014 College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Cap’ features an embroidered (raised) Texas Tech Masked Rider team logo on the front, stitched “TEXAS TECH” at wearer’s left side and embroidered “AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES & NATURAL RESOURCES” logo on the rear.  more »

 

Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis joins Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis joins Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

An experienced soil scientist has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis officially stepped into her new research post on Sept. 1. She will have joint appointment with Texas A&M Agrilife Research at Lubbock.  more »

 

Natural Fit; Texas Tech to celebrate cotton industry at Razorback game

Natural Fit; Texas Tech to celebrate cotton industry at Razorback game

Texas Tech has partnered with Plains Cotton Growers Inc. to designate this weekend’s game against the Arkansas Razorbacks as the “Celebrate Cotton” game. Connections to cotton run deep at Texas Tech. Cotton will be everywhere from displays around the stadium to promotions, special graphics and cotton facts during the game, said Michael Galyean, dean of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »

 

GALLERY: Reception honors PSS leader Richard Zartman for decades of service

GALLERY: Reception honors PSS leader Richard Zartman for decades of service

Friends and colleagues from across the Texas Tech University campus were on hand today (Aug. 28) for a retirement reception honoring Richard Zartman, After more than four decades of teaching, research and eventual administration of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Zartman has announced that he will retire from his post as chairman and Leidigh Professor of Soil Physics.  more »

 

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 »