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Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Connecting today’s producers and crop consultants with the latest in irrigation technology and research is the focus of the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation’s first annual ‘Water College’ on Wednesday (Jan. 21) at Lubbock’s Bayer Museum of Agriculture.  more »

 

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

More than 2,300 students, including 124 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 13) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »

 

PSS alums named ‘Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award’ winners

PSS alums named ‘Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award’ winners

Two graduates of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are among recipients of the 2015 Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Awards. Petersburg farmer Ronnie Hopper (BS, 1969; Agronomy) and his son, R.N. Hopper (BS, 2000; Agronomy) were honored at a breakfast this week at the Beltwide Cotton Conference in San Antonio, coordinated by the National Cotton Council.  more »

 

PSS standout Peter Dotray selected as Texas Tech Integrated Scholar for 2014

PSS standout Peter Dotray selected as Texas Tech Integrated Scholar for 2014

A longtime professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science has been named a Texas Tech Integrated Scholar by the university’s Office of the Provost. Peter Dotray, who is the Leidigh Professor of Weed Science with a joint appointment at Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Service, was recognized for his outstanding research, teaching and service through the annual selection process.  more »

 

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

Season’s Greetings: Welcome to the Dean’s Office Christmas Open House

The weather outside was anything but frightful on Tuesday (Dec. 9). That’s when CASNR faculty and staff, along with our friends across campus, gathered at the Goddard Building for the Annual Dean’s Office Christmas Open House. From all of us at the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, we hope the peace and joy of the season will live in your heart all year long.  more »

 

Bayer Plant Science Building update; Foundation preparations underway

Bayer Plant Science Building update; Foundation preparations underway

Winter construction continues on Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources new $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 »

 

Bayer CropScience Support; Sequencing of cotton A-genome could boost industry

Bayer CropScience Support; Sequencing of cotton A-genome could boost industry

A team of researchers at Texas Tech University, in collaboration with Bayer CropScience and the National Center for Genome Resources (NGCR) have developed a view into the structure of the cotton A-genome. This is a significant accomplishment in the sequencing of the cotton genome, which will fuel multi-disciplinary basic and applied research to help increase cotton productivity.  more »