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GALLERY: Bayer Plant Science Building; Foundation prep continues

GALLERY: Bayer Plant Science Building; Foundation prep continues

Despite the occasional snowstorm, construction moves ahead this winter on Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources new $13.6 million expansion and renovation of what will be known as the ‘Bayer Plant Science Building.’ The project adds 21,122 square feet of new construction, and includes 2,440 square feet of renovation and exterior upgrades to the existing home of the university’s Department of Plant and Soil Science.  more »

 

PSS alums named ‘Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award’ winners

PSS alums named ‘Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award’ winners

Two graduates of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are among recipients of the 2015 Farm Press-Cotton Foundation High Cotton Awards. Petersburg farmer Ronnie Hopper (BS, 1969; Agronomy) and his son, R.N. Hopper (BS, 2000; Agronomy) were honored at a breakfast this week at the Beltwide Cotton Conference in San Antonio, coordinated by the National Cotton Council.  more »

 

Government Beat: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Government Beat: CASNR interns spend spring learning the ropes in Washington

Six students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be spending their spring semester working as interns in the state’s and nation’s capital. Running from January through May, the college’s congressional intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government’s day-to-day operations.  more »

 

Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences ranked in ‘Top 20’ by GraduateProgram.com

Tech’s Animal and Food Sciences ranked in ‘Top 20’ by GraduateProgram.com

Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences recently was ranked among the Top 20 in the country, according to GraduatePrograms.com. The online guide ranks higher education programs based on student evaluations, which cover a variety of topics, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network.  more »

 

International Year of Soils; Focus on conservation and sound management

International Year of Soils; Focus on conservation and sound management

World Soil Day, and the launch of the ‘2015 International Year of Soils,’ is just around the corner, on Dec. 5, according to officials within Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Numerous key events related to soils are already taking place around the globe.  more »