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Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis joins Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis joins Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

An experienced soil scientist has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Katie Rothlisberger-Lewis officially stepped into her new research post on Sept. 1. She will have joint appointment with Texas A&M Agrilife Research at Lubbock.  more »

 

Natural Fit; Texas Tech to celebrate cotton industry at Razorback game

Natural Fit; Texas Tech to celebrate cotton industry at Razorback game

Texas Tech has partnered with Plains Cotton Growers Inc. to designate this weekend’s game against the Arkansas Razorbacks as the “Celebrate Cotton” game. Connections to cotton run deep at Texas Tech. Cotton will be everywhere from displays around the stadium to promotions, special graphics and cotton facts during the game, said Michael Galyean, dean of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »

 

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

Brad Bellah always knew he’d be back home one day, operating the family ranching and farming business in Throckmorton County. The sixth-generation cattle rancher didn’t think, however, it would be right after his 2009 graduation from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications.  more »

 

Tech’s Livestock Judging Team takes first at National Barrow Show in Minnesota

Tech’s Livestock Judging Team takes first at National Barrow Show in Minnesota

The Texas Tech University livestock judging team on Tuesday captured first place, and three Red Raiders finished in the top 10 individually, at the National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota, considered by many as the “World Series of Swine Shows.”  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences adds new ruminant nutritionist Bernhard

Texas Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences adds new ruminant nutritionist Bernhard

Bryan Bernhard, an expert in ruminant nutrition, 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. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Bugarel transitioning to new role in Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Bugarel transitioning to new role in Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Marie Bugarel has been named a research 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 research post on July 1.  more »