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GALLERY: Turf Grass Field Day highlights research at Quaker Farm

GALLERY: Turf Grass Field Day highlights research at Quaker Farm

Growing and maintaining turf in sweltering West Texas was in the spotlight Monday (July 11) at a Turf Grass Field Day at the Texas Tech University’s Quaker Research Farm. The event was developed and provided by Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.  more »

 

Everardo Macias, new coordinator for diversity, named in CASNR Dean’s office

Everardo Macias, new coordinator for diversity, named in CASNR Dean’s office

Everardo Macias has been named the new Coordinator of Diversity for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new position on July 5.  more »

 

Texas Tech Graduate School honors master’s thesis for NRM’s Joseph Drake

Texas Tech Graduate School honors master’s thesis for NRM’s Joseph Drake

Texas Tech University’s Graduate School recently recognized work displayed in students’ theses and dissertations for the annual 2016 awards, funded in part by the Helen Jones Foundation.  more »

 

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program comes to campus

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program comes to campus

Twenty-three high school instructors from across the nation were on Texas Tech’s campus for a special agricultural science education course this week, said officials of Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, who hosted the 11-day academic event. The focus of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program was providing a high-level educational experience to enhance the rigor and relevance of agriculture, food, and natural resources subject matter.  more »

 

Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

Texas Tech becomes new member of Association of Universities for Textiles

During an annual scientific conference on textiles in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the board of the Association of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX) on Friday (June 10) announced that Texas Tech University has been selected as its newest member.  more »

 

Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Don Ethridge, a ground-breaking agricultural economist and one of the founding leaders of Texas Tech University’s Cotton Economics Research Institute, died on June 13. He was 73.  more »