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NRM, National Ranching Heritage Center host inaugural ‘Quailapalooza’ on Apr. 18

NRM, National Ranching Heritage Center host inaugural ‘Quailapalooza’ on Apr. 18

Children six- to 12-years-old will have a hands-on opportunity to see how scientists study quail during the inaugural Quailapalooza from 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturday (Apr. 18) at the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech.  more »

 

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

Getting her hands dirty observing soil samples in distant lands is not unfamiliar to Taylor Person, a Texas Tech undergraduate research assistant. A senior plant and soil science major, she’s already been on two major research trips; one to Europe and the other to Alaska. The research was conducted in collaboration with David Weindorf, Tech’s BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology in the Department of Plant and Soil Science.  more »

 

Lindsey wins AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship

Lindsey wins AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship

The director of the Texas Tech’s Equestrian Center reined in a top national honor this month in the horse world. Kim Lindsey and her talented buckskin gelding Judys Ten won the American Quarter Horse Association’s Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship today (Mar. 21) in Houston.  more »

 

CASNR Agricultural Awareness Week features Bruce Vincent on April 21

CASNR Agricultural Awareness Week features Bruce Vincent on April 21

Montana timber man Bruce Vincent will be a featured speaker at 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Apr. 21) in the Red Raider Ballroom in Texas Tech’s Student Union Building. Hosted by Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Agricultural Awareness Week, admission to the presentation which will focus on environmental stewardship is free and open to the public.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Courtney Meyers tapped for ACE Research Award of Excellence

Texas Tech’s Courtney Meyers tapped for ACE Research Award of Excellence

A commitment to innovative research that focuses on emerging media has garnered Courtney Meyers, an associate professor of agricultural communications within Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, the Association for Communication Excellence’s (ACE) Research Award of Excellence, university officials announced today (Mar. 23).  more »

 

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

For part of March a line of concrete trucks moved in and out of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building as construction workers put in place the building’s first floor. Meantime, above them, workers continued to set the metal core of the building. During March’s snowstorms, much or the building was wrapped in dark plastic sheets, but by Spring break warmer weather and blue skies returned to the Hub City.  more »