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CASNR, TAWC researchers tenaciously battle to slow decline of Ogallala Aquifer

CASNR, TAWC researchers tenaciously battle to slow decline of Ogallala Aquifer

The Texas South Plains produces about 30 percent of the nation’s cotton, 15 percent of the livestock and most of those products depend on the groundwater below us. And while the South Plains isn’t failing yet as a whole, human activities continue to deplete water resources faster than they can rejuvenate.  more »

 

CASNR’s David Weindorf, ‘Between Earth and Sky’ invited to COP22

CASNR’s David Weindorf, ‘Between Earth and Sky’ invited to COP22

Texas Tech researcher David Weindorf has been invited to Morocco later this month to present excerpts from his recent documentary examining climate change in the Alaskan frontier.  more »

 

Student Retention; Advising Academy completes second round of training

Student Retention; Advising Academy completes second round of training

Twelve members of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored today (Oct. 27) as the second class of the CASNR Advising Academy. Representing five of the college’s departments and the CASNR Dean’s Office, the participants focused on a series of workshops that ultimately aim to provide more consistency between programs, give faculty and staff more confidence when advising students, and create a more efficient advising process.  more »

 

Ryan Earp takes first place in Nat’l FFA Organization Food Science competition

Ryan Earp takes first place in Nat’l FFA Organization Food Science competition

A freshman from Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science was recently honored at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Ryan Earp, a plant and soil science major from Florence, was part of a four-member team that placed second in the National FFA Food Science and Technology Career Development Event.  more »

 

GALLERY: 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

GALLERY: 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

Friends and alumni from across the Texas Tech campus and the region were on hand Saturday (Oct. 15) for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast held in Tech’s Student Union Building located at 15th Street and Akron Ave. in Lubbock.  more »

 

GALLERY: Foundation takes shape on new Bayer Plant Science Building tower

GALLERY: Foundation takes shape on new Bayer Plant Science Building tower

Intricate layers of rebar and reinforced forms go into place this month just outside Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Dean’s Office on the northwest corner of the Goddard building. The two-story tower, scheduled for completion by the end of February, completes the exterior enhancement of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building and visually ties the new and old buildings together. The tower is being built by Vaughn Construction.  more »

 

Trend Line; CASNR is part of the largest enrollment class in Texas Tech history

Trend Line; CASNR is part of the largest enrollment class in Texas Tech history

Texas Tech University officials reported today (Sept. 29) another enrollment record with 36,551 students for the fall semester. Enrollment has climbed each year since 2009, on track to reach the goal of 40,000 students by 2020 as set out in the university’s strategic plan.  more »