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Tech Graduate School awards fellowships to CASNR’s Ison and Whibesilassie

Tech Graduate School awards fellowships to CASNR’s Ison and Whibesilassie

Two graduate students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been selected as recipients of the university’s Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship Program for the 2015-16 academic year.  more »

 

In The News: NYT focuses on food sanitation, serious food-borne diseases

In The News: NYT focuses on food sanitation, serious food-borne diseases

With the recent recalls of millions of gallons of ice cream as well as several tons of hummus, pine nuts, frozen vegetables and various meat products, you might think the American food supply is an unholy mess. It’s not. It’s arguably the safest in the world, according to a news analysis by The New York Times’ Kate Murphy earlier this month.  more »

 

GALLERY: Heavy rains don’t slow new CASNR’s Bayer Plant Science Building

GALLERY: Heavy rains don’t slow new CASNR’s Bayer Plant Science Building

Rain that lashed parts of Texas Tech, and led to flooding and water rescues in the Lubbock area were part of a rare wet May here on the South Plains. But the downpours didn’t seem to set the construction crews that far behind schedule as they pressed ahead with CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building. The building’s outer walls continue to go up and some of the windows are getting glass panels.  more »

 

Agricultural Council: Kaitlin Danis named April ‘Aggie of the Month’

Agricultural Council: Kaitlin Danis named April ‘Aggie of the Month’

Name: Kaitlin Danis; Major: Natural Resources Management; Classification: Junior; Organization: Society of Conservation Biology; Hometown: Flower Mound; Month: April 2015  more »

 

Agricultural Council: Shelby Maresca named April ‘Aggie of the Month’

Agricultural Council: Shelby Maresca named April ‘Aggie of the Month’

Name: Shelby Maresca; Major: Agricultural Communications, Agribusiness minor; Classification: Junior; Organization: Ambassadors for Agriculture; Hometown: Plainview; Month: April 2015  more »

 

Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team brings home ASHA national championship title

Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team brings home ASHA national championship title

Texas Tech’s Ranch Horse Team took first place honors and a national championship title at the American Stock Horse Association National Collegiate Championship Show on Friday (Apr. 24) in Ardmore, Okla. It’s the fifth time in seven years these top riders from the Texas South Plains have reined in their sport’s top prize.  more »