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Crunch time: Dotray receives Dow AgroSciences Peanut Research Award

image image A Texas Tech weed science expert was honored with a Dow AgroSciences Award for Excellence in Research at the American Peanut Research and Education Society meeting in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  more »


AFS’s Miller receives chancellor’s council distinguished teaching award

image image Nationally-honored livestock judging coach Mark Miller, Texas Tech’s San Antonio Livestock Show Distinguished Chair in Meat Science, was presented today (Dec. 10) with a 2010 Texas Tech University System Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching Award.  more »


High Achievement; Texas Tech Meat Judging Team places at national event

Texas Tech University’s Meat Judging Team ended their season on a winning note with the selection of two Red Raiders as first team AMSA All-Americans and the team taking second place over the weekend at the International Meat Judging Competition in Dakota City, Neb.  more »


Alums highlight AFS Hall of Fame & Meat Science Recognition Banquet

image image Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences honored outstanding alumni performance tonight (Nov. 5) at its Hall of Fame and Meat Science Recognition Banquet at the United Spirit Arena.  more »


Texas Tech takes first at Cargill Judging Contest; National finals in two weeks

Led by a high-scoring junior from Colorado, Texas Tech’s Meat Judging Team roasted the competition over the weekend taking first place at the Cargill Meat Solutions’ Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Plainview. When the Red Raiders finished the event their closest rival was 130 points behind the powerhouse team from Lubbock.  more »


Pig Roast: CASNR puts three outstanding agricultural leaders in the spotlight

image image Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will honor three South Plains residents with outstanding agriculturalist awards on Tuesday (Nov. 9) during its annual Pig Roast at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. The Pig Roast also features scholarship donors, recipients and intercollegiate judging teams.  more »


CASNR Advisory Board member receives Honorary American FFA Degree

image image Citing his exceptional service to agriculture and agricultural education, officials with the 83rd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis announced today that Texas Tech University grad Dan Taylor has been selected to receive an Honorary American FFA Degree.  more »