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CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

They may not be Spiderman, Superman or Wonder Woman, but for a lot of students in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the professionals in the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are superheroes in their own right, largely due to their passion for Tech, CASNR and agriculture in general.  more »

 

TAWC, TeCSIS Forage & Livestock Field Day set for July 9 at research farm

TAWC, TeCSIS Forage & Livestock Field Day set for July 9 at research farm

The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation and Texas Coalition for Sustainable Integrated Systems will host a forage and livestock field day on Thursday (July 9) at the Texas Tech Research Farm in New Deal. The field day will focus on grass and alfalfa mixtures, establishing pasture stands, beef cattle nutrition, grassland’s role in soil quality, Powder River cattle handling facilities, and more.  more »

 

Beef Cattle Institute; Texas Tech, Kansas State enter into beef industry agreement

Beef Cattle Institute; Texas Tech, Kansas State enter into beef industry agreement

Texas Tech University and Kansas State University have entered an agreement to bring Texas Tech into the Beef Cattle Institute, which fosters collaboration to deal with issues relating to the beef industry.  more »

 

Llano River Field Station receives education and public service award

Llano River Field Station receives education and public service award

The Llano River Field Station, the strategic arm of the Texas Tech University Center at Junction, has been presented this year’s ‘Education and Public Service Award’ by the Universities Council on Water Resources. Researchers at the field station, including several from the Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, collaborate on studying and solving the issues of the region and beyond, including watershed, range science and environmental education and public engagement.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences adds companion animal behavior expert

Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences adds companion animal behavior expert

Alexandra Protopopova, an expert in companion animal behavior and welfare, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new teaching and research post on June 1.  more »

 

Turfgrass Field Day set for July 13 at Texas Tech Quaker Research Farm

Turfgrass Field Day set for July 13 at Texas Tech Quaker Research Farm

Growing and maintaining turf in West Texas will be in the spotlight Monday (July 13) at a Turfgrass Field Day at the Texas Tech University’s Quaker Research Farm. Registration for the half-day program at 200 N. Quaker Ave. begins at 7 a.m., and the program will begin about an hour later.  more »