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CASNR leaders gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 17

CASNR leaders gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 17

Texas Tech University and the ‘Celebrate Cotton’ campaign is set to host its fifth annual event in recognition of the cotton industry on Saturday (Sept. 17) when the Red Raiders take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. The game is a partnership between Texas Tech Athletics, Plains Cotton Growers and several area agribusinesses.  more »

 

Teaching Academy roster includes 21 from CASNR, adding Doerfert, Cox

Teaching Academy roster includes 21 from CASNR, adding Doerfert, Cox

An innovative agricultural communications professor and a restoration ecologist from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been inducted into the university’s elite Teaching Academy. The academy was established to recognize excellence in teaching and to promote the university’s teaching mission.  more »

 

Steve Fraze named Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ interim dean

Steve Fraze named Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ interim dean

The chairman of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been selected for a top post within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Steve Fraze, a long-time professor and noted agricultural educator, will serve as the academic unit’s interim dean and will be installed in his new post effective today (Aug. 1).  more »

 

Integrated Understanding; Texas Int’l Cotton School scheduled for Aug. 1-12

Integrated Understanding; Texas Int’l Cotton School scheduled for Aug. 1-12

The Lubbock Cotton Exchange, in conjunction with Texas Tech University’s Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute, is hosting the 36th session of the Texas International Cotton School. Running from Aug. 1-12, the High Plains program is two weeks of classes, lectures, tours and hands-on interaction in all phases of cotton production, harvesting, ginning, classing, testing, preparation and processing.  more »

 

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech names CASNR Dean Michael Galyean to the position of interim provost

Texas Tech University today (July 15) announced the appointment of Michael Galyean, the dean of Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, as the university’s new interim provost and senior vice president, effective Aug. 1.  more »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

Galen Austin, a specialist in contract and grants administration, has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on July 11.  more »

 

GALLERY: Turf Grass Field Day highlights research at Quaker Farm

GALLERY: Turf Grass Field Day highlights research at Quaker Farm

Growing and maintaining turf in sweltering West Texas was in the spotlight Monday (July 11) at a Turf Grass Field Day at the Texas Tech University’s Quaker Research Farm. The event was developed and provided by Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.  more »