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AFS Spring Awards Banquet highlights academic, extracurricular performance

AFS Spring Awards Banquet highlights academic, extracurricular performance

Outstanding academic and extracurricular performance by members of Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences was in the spotlight on Saturday (Apr. 12) at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. Hosted by the Block and Bridle Club and the Department of Animal and Food Sciences, more than 300 students, faculty, staff, parents and supporters attended the annual event.  more »

 

CASNR Aggie of the Month – April 2014

CASNR Aggie of the Month – April 2014

Name: Elizabeth Terry; Major: Animal Science; Pre-Pharmacy option; Classification: Junior; Organization: Collegiate FFA; Hometown: Pampa; Month: April 2014  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Hergenreder shines at SA animal nutrition research conference

Texas Tech’s Hergenreder shines at SA animal nutrition research conference

Jerilyn Hergenreder, a graduate student with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, took home second place honors and a $1,375 scholarship in a graduate student poster competition on Friday (Apr. 11) at the Plains Nutrition Council’s Spring Conference in San Antonio.  more »

 

CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

CASNR celebrates new professorships; Dabbert, McKenney honored at Arena

Officials with the Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (Apr. 16) the creation and appointment of two top-level professorships. They are the Burnett Foundation Professorship in Quail Ecology, which goes to Brad Dabbert with Tech’s Department of Natural Resources Management, while the Rockwell Professorship in Horticulture will go to Cynthia McKenney with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. The honors were made during a special ceremony in the City Bank Room at the university’s United Spirit Arena.  more »

 

CASNR students receive career training at AMSA Student Leadership Conference

CASNR students receive career training at AMSA Student Leadership Conference

Sixteen students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources gathered earlier this semester at the Cargill Innovation Center in Wichita, Kansas for the American Meat Science Association Student Leadership Conference. Tech participants included Loni Woolley, Colton Campbell, Nick Hardcastle, Bo Hutto, Jacob Mikel, Aaron Faulkner, DeShae Hanigan, Devin Gredell, Keelyn Hanlon, Mario Bueso, Kaitlyn Farmer, Olivia Ron, Drew Cashman, Linay Runnels, Christy Woerner, and Nathan Tapp.  more »

 

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Bayer PSS building expansion set for April 29

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today that groundbreaking ceremonies for its new Bayer Plant Science Building Expansion will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday (Apr. 29) at 2709 15th St. in Lubbock (see map). Tech’s Board of Regents approved the $13 million project last December.  more »