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Alumni agricultural environmental tour of Romania, Hungary deadlines approach

Alumni agricultural environmental tour of Romania, Hungary deadlines approach

If you’re interested in a faculty-led alumni agricultural environmental tour of Romania and Hungary, the deadlines for signing up are quickly approaching, said officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today. A $500 per person deposit is required to hold a place on tour. Fifty percent of the balance is due by March 11, and the final payment is due by May 4.  more »

 

Twenty-seven CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Twenty-seven CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized as Dean’s Scholars on Wednesday (Jan. 27) at a special ceremony held in the Student Union Building’s Matador Room. The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.  more »

 

CASNR graduate students excel at New Orleans’ Beltwide Cotton Conference

CASNR graduate students excel at New Orleans’ Beltwide Cotton Conference

Two graduate students from Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science were standout research competitors at this year’s Beltwide Cotton Conferences. The honors were presented on Thursday (Jan. 7) at this year’s event in New Orleans.  more »

 

Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow Tesfaye Bitema

Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow Tesfaye Bitema

This spring, Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting a Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellow. In this case, it’s Tesfaye Disassa Bitema, who’ll be spending three months alongside his Tech mentors, Venugopal Mendu, an assistant professor of cell wall biology, and David Weindorf, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research.  more »

 

Texas Tech program brings agricultural scholars from developing countries

Texas Tech program brings agricultural scholars from developing countries

The leaders in Texas Tech’s Office of International Affairs are seeing growth of a program that brings scholars from developing countries to Texas Tech to complete a doctorate degree and help solve food security and availability issues in their native lands.  more »

 

In The News: Cottonseed certification protocols vary across states, crops

In The News: Cottonseed certification protocols vary across states, crops

Ron Smith, the editor of Southwest Farm Press, recently noted observations on cotton seed certification by Jason Woodward, a Texas Tech Department of Plant and Soil Science Associate Professor of Plant Pathology with joint appointment with Texas AgriLife Extension. Woodward spoke at January’s Beltwide Cotton Conferences in New Orleans. In addition to offering the latest cotton market, production, and policy updates, the national meeting also provided a showcase for new products and services.  more »

 

Kickstart your job journey; CASNR Spring Career Expo set for Feb. 24

Kickstart your job journey; CASNR Spring Career Expo set for Feb. 24

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will host a Spring Career Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 24) in the Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building. This year program leaders expect more than 20 company representatives from businesses eager to meet and schedule CASNR students for potential interviews.  more »