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CASNR set to launch new Senator Robert Duncan Scholarship Endowment

CASNR set to launch new Senator Robert Duncan Scholarship Endowment

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (Oct. 22) the establishment of the Senator Robert Duncan Texas Legislative Internship Endowed Scholarship. Created by the Tech agricultural economics alumnus and newly appointed Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, funds generated by the endowment will be used to give scholarships to students participating in the long-running CASNR government internship program. Specifically, recipients of this scholarship will intern for Texas’ 28th Senatorial District.  more »

 

GALLERY: 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

GALLERY: 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

Friends and colleagues from across the Texas Tech campus were on hand today (Oct. 18) for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast. Held in the newly renovated Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building, the Saturday morning event drew more than 250 participants. Later that day Davis Webb threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 34-21 win over Kansas.  more »

 

Dan and Linda Taylor receive TALL South Plains Ag Leadership Award

Dan and Linda Taylor receive TALL South Plains Ag Leadership Award

Longtime supporters of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Dan and Linda Taylor have been selected to receive the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership (TALL) Alumni Association South Plains Agriculture Leadership Award. The honor was presented to the couple during a special program on Tuesday (Oct. 14) at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock.  more »

 

First Time; National Block & Bridle Convention set for Oct. 23-25 at Tech

First Time; National Block & Bridle Convention set for Oct. 23-25 at Tech

Texas Tech University will host the 95th Annual National Block and Bridle Convention on Oct. 23-25. Bringing together hundreds of college students from Block and Bridle clubs across the nation, the event offers an opportunity for participants to network with peers and further their education of agriculture. This is the first time Texas Tech has been selected to host the convention.  more »

 

Analysis: Gauging recent Chinese policy changes on U.S., China cotton markets

Analysis: Gauging recent Chinese policy changes on U.S., China cotton markets

Recent Chinese policy changes, along with overall reductions in Chinese stocks, could have major impacts on U.S. cotton farm prices, according to a study led by Texas Tech University agricultural researchers. However, their impacts on the U.S. cotton exports will be negligible.  more »

 

Marcos Sanchez-Plata joins Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Marcos Sanchez-Plata joins Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Marcos Sanchez-Plata, an expert in the development, coordination and delivery of international food safety training programs, has been named an associate professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Oct. 1.  more »