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Turfgrass Field Day set for July 21 at Texas Tech Quaker Research Farm

Turfgrass Field Day set for July 21 at Texas Tech Quaker Research Farm

Growing and maintaining top-flight turf will be in the spotlight Monday (July 21) at a Turfgrass Field Day at the Texas Tech University’s Quaker Research Farm. Registration for the half-day program at 200 N. Quaker Ave. begins at 7 a.m., and the presentations begin about an hour later.  more »

 

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

More than 2,300 students Texas Tech students, including 183 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 17) at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource is in the process of completing an overhaul of its Student Success Center, a group of professionals in the Dean’s Office charged with recruiting and retaining the best students for the college. In addition, plans are underway to increase efficiency of the group’s services, following a thorough review led by Cindy Akers, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Academic and Student Programs.  more »

 

In Profile: Grayson Davies shines as Tech’s first viticulture, enology graduate

In Profile: Grayson Davies shines as Tech’s first viticulture, enology graduate

A wine produced by Texas Tech’s first viticulture and enology graduate has been awarded a platinum designation for its bold taste at the San Diego International Wine Competition, a nationally-recognized blind-taste test conducted by professional sommeliers. Grayson Davies graduated from the university’s program in 2011 and has since helped his family’s vineyard in Saint Jo (53 miles northwest of Denton) grow into a full winery, known as Arche.  more »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

An expert in grants administration with Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Ann Ulmer officially stepped into her new post on June 1.  more »

 

Hequet set to take helm of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Hequet set to take helm of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

An internationally-recognized leader in cotton fiber research has been named the new chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science today (June 3), according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Eric Hequet takes the helm of the highly successful agricultural academic unit on Sept 1.  more »

 

Expansion, renovation; CASNR breaks ground on Bayer Plant Science Building

Expansion, renovation; CASNR breaks ground on Bayer Plant Science Building

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (Apr. 29) broke ground on an $13.6 million expansion and renovation of what will be known as the ‘Bayer Plant Science Building.’ The project adds 21,122 square feet of new construction, and includes 2,440 square feet of renovation and exterior upgrades to the existing home of the university’s Department of  Plant and Soil Science.  more »