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Grape-growing Surge; Viticulture, enology program getting better with age

Grape-growing Surge; Viticulture, enology program getting better with age

With the only bachelor’s degree program offered in the state of Texas in the winemaking industry, Texas Tech University’s Viticulture and Enology (V&E) program has grown steadily with the state’s thriving wine industry.  more »

 

Texas Tech Scholarship Office announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Texas Tech Scholarship Office announces seven Terry Scholars from CASNR

Seven students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been chosen to receive prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarships, university officials announced today (May 17). After an intensive selection process of more than 1,000 students, the foundation provides four-year scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated exception leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability.  more »

 

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

CASNR students take high honors at graduate research poster competition

Texas Tech University’s 15th Annual Graduate Research Poster Competition recently provided an opportunity for students from across campus, including 11 winners from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, to present their research before they represented the university at national and international conferences.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Dick Auld, noted plant breeder and professor, retires on May 31

Texas Tech’s Dick Auld, noted plant breeder and professor, retires on May 31

After more than 25 years of highly-awarded teaching, research and administration within Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Dick Auld has announced that he will retire from his post as Rockwell Endowed Chair and Professor of Plant and Soil Science. His last day will be May 31.  more »

 

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources marked its annual celebration of sustainability and community this week, with its annual Arbor Day event Friday (Apr. 29). The event, which featured seven CASNR organizations, is a partnership among Student Union & Activities, Hospitality Services, Center for Campus Life, Tech Activities Board, Grounds Maintenance and the Texas Tech Ethics Center.  more »

 

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Lubbock County’s Historical Commission and the Student Government Association of Texas Tech unveiled a new Texas State Historical Marker in ceremonies on Thursday (April 28) honoring Tech’s Dairy Barn, one of the university’s original structures. Built in an L-shaped configuration, the agricultural complex includes a free-standing grain silo to the west of the main wing.  more »

 

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Several Monsanto representatives, including Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley, spent a portion of Wednesday (April 27) meeting with College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources faculty, staff and students to engage in discussions about the challenges facing agriculture and the importance of innovation in bringing sustainable solutions to farmers.  more »