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CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

They may not be Spiderman, Superman or Wonder Woman, but for a lot of students in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the professionals in the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are superheroes in their own right, largely due to their passion for Tech, CASNR and agriculture in general.  more »

 

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

‘Salmonella Lubbock’; AFS researcher discovers new Salmonella serotype

Lubbock is known for many things. Some of them are reasons to celebrate, like being the home of Buddy Holly. Some portray the city in negative ways, like dust storms. The latest honor to come Lubbock’s way may not sound good at first, but when realizing it’s a breakthrough in biological sciences, it will become something to brag about.  more »

 

Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Demonstration Projects; TAWC lays groundwork for water conservation

Hard times brought on by drought have taken a toll on a number of South Plains producers, but not, it seems for Idalou alfalfa farmer Randy McGee. These days he’s taking a negative situation and turning it into something positive.  more »

 

Global Perspective; Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow

Global Perspective; Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow

This spring, Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting a Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellow. In this case, it’s Malaysia’s Mei Mei Hii, who’ll be spending three months alongside her Tech mentor, Venugopal Mendu, an assistant professor of cell wall biology.  more »

 

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Texas Alliance for Water Conservation Water College set for Jan. 21 in Lubbock

Connecting today’s producers and crop consultants with the latest in irrigation technology and research is the focus of the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation’s first annual ‘Water College’ on Wednesday (Jan. 21) at Lubbock’s Bayer Museum of Agriculture.  more »

 

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

Fall Commencement; CASNR students featured at December ceremonies

More than 2,300 students, including 124 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s fall commencement ceremonies Saturday (Dec. 13) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »