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Texas Tech’s undergrad agricultural communications top-ranked, study says

Texas Tech’s undergrad agricultural communications top-ranked, study says

The agricultural communications undergraduate program offered by Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications is ranked as the best in the nation, according to a new University of Arkansas study. Following the top-ranked Red Raiders were the University of Florida, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M and Kansas State.  more »

 

CASNR plant and soil science professor earns prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

CASNR plant and soil science professor earns prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

Theo Udeigwe, an assistant professor in the Texas Tech University Department of Plant and Soil Science, was recently awarded the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF), a program for educational projects at higher education institutions in Africa.  more »

 

GALLERY: CASNR Spring Career Expo rolls out at Red Raider Ballroom

GALLERY: CASNR Spring Career Expo rolls out at Red Raider Ballroom

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources hosted a Spring Career Expo on Thursday (Feb. 5) in the university’s newly renovated Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building. This year’s expo featured company representatives from some 25 businesses who were on hand to meet and schedule CASNR students for potential interviews. Among the ag leaders were Cactus Feeders, Capital Farm Credit, Cargill, and Texas Parks and Wildlife.  more »

 

Meat Judging Team grills competition at Southwestern Livestock Exposition

Meat Judging Team grills competition at Southwestern Livestock Exposition

The Texas Tech University Meat Judging Team in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences had its second dominant performance of the season, taking top honors Monday at the Southwestern Livestock Exposition’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Fort Worth.  more »

 

Brendan Kelly takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Brendan Kelly takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Brendan Kelly has been named a research assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new research post on Jan. 1.  more »

 

Food Safety; AFS’s ICFIE program adapts to environment, needs of society

Food Safety; AFS’s ICFIE program adapts to environment, needs of society

In 1996, the World Food Conference defined food security as existing only when all people, at all times, have access to safe and nutritious food. Worldwide, the United Nations estimates that two billion people and nearly 200 million children under five years old suffer from under nutrition, with more than 3.5 million children dying from under nutrition each year.  more »