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In Press: FBRI’s Dean Ethridge focuses on cotton fiber quality in a world market

In Press: FBRI’s Dean Ethridge focuses on cotton fiber quality in a world market

Recently, Dean Ethridge, a research professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science and managing director of the university’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, sat down with Beck Barnes, the editor of Cotton Grower magazine, to discuss the impact of U.S. farming’s advancements in fiber quality. Here’s a part of their conversation.  more »

 

CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are inviting friends from across campus and the region to the college’s 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast on Saturday (Oct. 15) at Tech’s Student Union Building at 15th Street and Akron Ave. in Lubbock.  more »

 

Soil Science; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ documentary releases final film trailer

Soil Science; ‘Between Earth and Sky’ documentary releases final film trailer

Between Earth and Sky, a collaborative film effort featuring CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research David Weindorf, has released its third and final film trailer on www.betweenearthandskymovie.com. The film, which tells the story of global climate change by shining a light on arctic soils and ecosystems, and the livelihood of Alaskan-Americans, is among the first to explore global climate change through the lens of soil science.  more »

 

Monsanto social media specialist Janice Person set to speak at CASNR event

Monsanto social media specialist Janice Person set to speak at CASNR event

The importance of communicating science to a lay audience will be in the spotlight from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday (Sept. 22) in Room 116 of Texas Tech University’s Agricultural Education and Communications Building.  more »

 

GALLERY: Final phase of Bayer Plant Science Building features two-story tower

GALLERY: Final phase of Bayer Plant Science Building features two-story tower

The last step in the construction of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building will launch in the coming weeks with the addition of a two-story tower on the northwest corner of the Goddard building. The completion of the exterior enhancement will visually tie the new and old buildings together. The first sign of the new construction arrives on Friday (Sept. 23) with the instillation of a fence around of the project.  more »

 

Lindsey Slaughter joins Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Lindsey Slaughter joins Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Lindsey Slaughter has been named an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science adds Wenxuan Guo

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science adds Wenxuan Guo

Wenxuan Guo has been named an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on Sept. 1.  more »