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CASNR researcher leads study examining ways to increase marbling in beef

CASNR researcher leads study examining ways to increase marbling in beef

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a thick, juicy steak cooked to perfection. But in a time when the public seems to search for cuts of meat with the least amount of fat, finding meat with just the right combination of leanness and flavor can become quite the quest.  more »

 

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Arbor Day: CASNR student groups contribute to campus beautification

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources marked its annual celebration of sustainability and community this week, with its annual Arbor Day event Friday (Apr. 29). The event, which featured seven CASNR organizations, is a partnership among Student Union & Activities, Hospitality Services, Center for Campus Life, Tech Activities Board, Grounds Maintenance and the Texas Tech Ethics Center.  more »

 

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Texas State marker highlights long history of Texas Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn

Lubbock County’s Historical Commission and the Student Government Association of Texas Tech unveiled a new Texas State Historical Marker in ceremonies on Thursday (April 28) honoring Tech’s Dairy Barn, one of the university’s original structures. Built in an L-shaped configuration, the agricultural complex includes a free-standing grain silo to the west of the main wing.  more »

 

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Monsanto technology officer Robert Fraley, team visit CASNR during tour

Several Monsanto representatives, including Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley, spent a portion of Wednesday (April 27) meeting with College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources faculty, staff and students to engage in discussions about the challenges facing agriculture and the importance of innovation in bringing sustainable solutions to farmers.  more »

 

Cover Story; Texas Techsan magazine features new Bayer Plant Science building

Cover Story; Texas Techsan magazine features new Bayer Plant Science building

The May/June 2016 issue of the Texas Techsan magazine featured CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science building as its cover story. The piece was authored by outgoing intern Hayley Magness and photographed by Jerod Foster. The three-page story highlights Michael Galyean, Dean of Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and Michael Molina, Tech’s Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning & Construction.  more »

 

Texas Tech agricultural communications project aims to develop critical thinkers

Texas Tech agricultural communications project aims to develop critical thinkers

More and more, employers are seeking job candidates who possess critical-thinking skills, giving them the ability to process large amounts of information and apply it to solutions that best address a company’s problem.  more »