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Four CASNR students bring home top-tier Terry Foundation Scholarships

Four CASNR students bring home top-tier Terry Foundation Scholarships

Four standout students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been selected to receive prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarships, university officials announced today. Selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of incoming freshmen and transfer students who have demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability, the foundation provides four-year scholarships.  more »

 

Snapshot: Turfgrass Field Day draws a crowd to Tech’s Quaker Research Farm

Snapshot: Turfgrass Field Day draws a crowd to Tech’s Quaker Research Farm

Joey Young, an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, leads one of the morning presentations (top photo) at a Turfgrass Field Day at Tech’s Quaker Research Farm. Throughout the half-day program (July 21) growing and maintaining top-flight turf was in the spotlight.  more »

 

Plant & Soil Science Chairman Zartman to retire after 40 years at Texas Tech

Plant & Soil Science Chairman Zartman to retire after 40 years at Texas Tech

After more than four decades of teaching, research and eventual administration of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Richard Zartman has announced that he will retire from his post as chairman and Leidigh Professor of Soil Physics. His last day will be Aug. 31.  more »

 

AFS doctoral candidates earn fellowships with French food safety agency

AFS doctoral candidates earn fellowships with French food safety agency

Two doctoral students with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Hattie Webb from Amarillo and Josh Ison from Batavia, Ohio, have earned the opportunity to do food safety research in France. The two standouts were recently honored with Chateaubriand Fellowships and will head to Maisons-Alfort (near Paris) in January to work on research projects in a collaborative effort between Texas Tech and a French food safety agency.  more »

 

Global Outlook; Texas International Cotton School set for August 4-15

Global Outlook; Texas International Cotton School set for August 4-15

Texas Tech is once again offering a non-traditional classroom experience for cotton industry professionals from across the globe, known as the Texas International Cotton School. Running from Aug. 4-15, the High Plains program is two weeks of classes, lectures, tours and hands-on interaction in all phases of cotton production, harvesting, ginning, classing, testing, preparation and processing.  more »

 

In Profile: NRM’s Angie Reid takes the heat of an adventurous science career

In Profile: NRM’s Angie Reid takes the heat of an adventurous science career

Angie Reid expanded her world of science, making the most of her Texas Tech experience before graduating in 2007 by double majoring in range management and wildlife and fisheries management. She also minored in natural history and humanities, biology and animal science.  more »