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GALLERY: Walls, archway steel go up on new Bayer Plant Science Building

GALLERY: Walls, archway steel go up on new Bayer Plant Science Building

The startling transformation of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building continued in April as construction workers began putting in place the building’s outer walls, particularly on the second floor. Meantime, throughout the month workers could be seen raising the steel ribs that will one day form shaded walkways on two sides of the structure.  more »

 

Twelve CASNR laboratories spotlighted in latest Texas Tech EH&S Safety Survey

Twelve CASNR laboratories spotlighted in latest Texas Tech EH&S Safety Survey

Recently 62 laboratories within Texas Tech’s College of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources were surveyed by Tech’s Environmental Health and Safety Department. The surveys are conducted at least two times a year to ensure the labs are in compliance with university and federal guidelines for lab safety.  more »

 

CASNR Agricultural Awareness Week features Bruce Vincent on April 21

CASNR Agricultural Awareness Week features Bruce Vincent on April 21

Montana timber man Bruce Vincent will be a featured speaker at 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Apr. 21) in the Red Raider Ballroom in Texas Tech’s Student Union Building. Hosted by Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Agricultural Awareness Week, admission to the presentation which will focus on environmental stewardship is free and open to the public.  more »

 

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

For part of March a line of concrete trucks moved in and out of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building as construction workers put in place the building’s first floor. Meantime, above them, workers continued to set the metal core of the building. During March’s snowstorms, much or the building was wrapped in dark plastic sheets, but by Spring break warmer weather and blue skies returned to the Hub City.  more »

 

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation, a research project made up of producers, industries, universities, and government agencies, has received a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ‘Texas Environmental Excellence Award.’ The recognition, which in this case was presented in the agriculture category, is part of an effort to bring attention to the most innovative and effective projects that strive to protect the state’s natural resources, officials said in making today’s (Mar. 10) announcement.  more »

 

Texas Tech Board of Regents announce promotions for CASNR faculty members

Texas Tech Board of Regents announce promotions for CASNR faculty members

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the academic advancement of eight leading College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources faculty members during their latest meeting (Mar. 6).  more »

 

TAWC Director Rick Kellison set to speak at Amsterdam Denim Days

TAWC Director Rick Kellison set to speak at Amsterdam Denim Days

Rick Kellison, the project director for the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) in the Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science, has been invited to speak at the Kingpins Show as part of the annual Amsterdam Denim Days in the Netherlands.  more »