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‘Feed the Future’; AAEC’s Conrad Lyford receives Fulbright Grant

‘Feed the Future’; AAEC’s Conrad Lyford receives Fulbright Grant

A longtime leader in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics is the recipient of a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Conrad Lyford, an associate professor specializing in agribusiness, will travel to Hawassa University in Ethiopia to work with Ethiopian educators and researchers to facilitate agribusiness development and value chain rationalization.  more »

 

Texas Tech graduate school honors high-quality thesis by AEC’s Nellie Hill

Texas Tech graduate school honors high-quality thesis by AEC’s Nellie Hill

Earlier this week Texas Tech University’s Graduate School announced the 2014 award winners who achieved high quality work in their theses and dissertations. In the ‘Social Sciences’ category, the master’s thesis second place award went to Nellie Hill, a graduate student with Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications.  more »

 

National Cattlemen’s Foundation presents W.D. Farr Scholarship to AFS’s Ison

National Cattlemen’s Foundation presents W.D. Farr Scholarship to AFS’s Ison

A doctoral student with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences has been awarded a W.D. Farr Scholarship from the National Cattlemen’s Foundation. Josh Ison of Batavia, Ohio, was presented the $12,000 award, which recognizes superior achievement in academics and leadership, and will allow him to further his studies that benefit the cattle and beef industry, today (July 31) at the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver.  more »

 

Crosswhite cracks the rankings’ list for The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful People

Crosswhite cracks the rankings’ list for The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful People

Earlier this week, TheHill.com released its annual list of the ‘50 Most Beautiful’ people inside the Beltway. Although many honorees come from the high-profile end of the political spectrum, a graduate of Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences made the cut this year.  more »

 

Texas Tech ACT Chapter shines at nat’l Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis

Texas Tech ACT Chapter shines at nat’l Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis

Led by its public relations students, Texas Tech’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter had a strong showing this week at the national ‘Ag Media Summit’ in Indianapolis. Program officials said more than 600 participants attended the summit, one of the largest gatherings of crop and livestock publications professionals in the United States.  more »

 

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 »