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Department Animal & Food Sciences’ teams open fall with solid showing

Department Animal & Food Sciences’ teams open fall with solid showing

The Texas Tech University livestock judging and processed meat judging teams opened the fall competition schedule with a solid showing recently at the National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota. Hosted by Hormel and sponsored by Kemin, it was just the second year the processed meat competition has been held. Texas Tech’s team took first place out of 10 undergraduate teams, outpacing South Dakota State by 35 points. They finished in questions and second in fresh pork and processed meat.  more »

 

Former AFS faculty member, ranch horse team leader Kris Wilson dies at 38

Former AFS faculty member, ranch horse team leader Kris Wilson dies at 38

Kris Wilson, the founder of Texas Tech’s perennial national championship-quality Ranch Horse Team, passed away after a long illness last Wednesday (Sept. 7) in Amarillo. A graduate of Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, he served on the department’s faculty from 2006 to 2009 before moving on to manage several of the region’s top ranches.  more »

 

GALLERY: Final phase of Bayer Plant Science Building features two-story tower

GALLERY: Final phase of Bayer Plant Science Building features two-story tower

The last step in the construction of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building will launch in the coming weeks with the addition of a two-story tower on the northwest corner of the Goddard building. The completion of the exterior enhancement will visually tie the new and old buildings together. The first sign of the new construction arrives on Friday (Sept. 23) with the instillation of a fence around of the project.  more »

 

Lindsey Slaughter joins Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Lindsey Slaughter joins Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Lindsey Slaughter has been named an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science adds Wenxuan Guo

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science adds Wenxuan Guo

Wenxuan Guo has been named an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Yong Sig Kim takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Yong Sig Kim takes new post with Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science

Yong Sig Kim has been named a research assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on Sept. 1.  more »