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Northern bobwhite covey call count draws CASNR students to area ranches

Northern bobwhite covey call count draws CASNR students to area ranches

Away from the day-to-day routine of student life, Rowdy White rolls down the highway in the wee hours of the morning, traveling to one of many Quail-Tech Alliance ranches in search of quail calls. In the dark silence, just as the sun tips the horizon, the Texas Tech University senior listens for the distinctive koi-lee sound of a bobwhite calling in the distance.  more »

 

CASNR students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

CASNR students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

Eighteen outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to school officials. The recognition of the CASNR student achievements were presented at a reception on Sunday (Nov. 6) at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »

 

Documentary just one use of drone technology in agricultural sciences

Documentary just one use of drone technology in agricultural sciences

Alaska is the largest state in the 50 United States at more than 660,000 square miles, yet it is the third-least populated with just under 740,000 residents, and almost half of them live in the Anchorage area. That leaves a lot of territory that has been untouched by the hand of man, a vast wilderness with no residents for hundreds of miles, much less any modern amenities like electricity or running water.  more »

 

BACC Distinguished Banking Service Award goes to Littlefield’s Gary Green

BACC Distinguished Banking Service Award goes to Littlefield’s Gary Green

The senior vice president and branch manager of Wellington State Bank in Littlefield has been presented the ‘2016 Distinguished Banking Service Award.’ Gary Green received the honor on Friday (Nov. 4) at the 44th annual Bankers Agricultural Credit Conference (BACC) held at Texas Tech University’s International Cultural Center.  more »

 

CASNR Livestock Judging Team claims back-to-back national championships

CASNR Livestock Judging Team claims back-to-back national championships

The national championship of livestock judging is staying in Lubbock. On the strength of three top 10 individual finishes, the Texas Tech University Livestock Judging Team from the Department of Animal and Food Sciences claimed its second straight national title and ninth in program history Monday (Nov. 14) at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky.  more »

 

Agricultural Council: Evan Riley named November ‘Aggie of the Month’

Agricultural Council: Evan Riley named November ‘Aggie of the Month’

Name: Evan Riley; Major: Plant and Soil Science; Classification: Junior; Organization: Alpha Gamma Rho; Hometown: Earth; Month: November  more »