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Twenty-seven CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Twenty-seven CASNR students honored as Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized as Dean’s Scholars on Wednesday (Jan. 27) at a special ceremony held in the Student Union Building’s Matador Room. The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.  more »

 

Texas Tech Meat Judging Team wins competition at National Western Contest

Texas Tech Meat Judging Team wins competition at National Western Contest

Fresh off the program’s 12th national championship last fall, the Texas Tech University meat judging team opened the spring season with a victory Sunday (Jan. 17) at the American Meat Science Association National Western Collegiate Meat Judging Contest in Greeley, Colorado.  more »

 

CASNR graduate students excel at New Orleans’ Beltwide Cotton Conference

CASNR graduate students excel at New Orleans’ Beltwide Cotton Conference

Two graduate students from Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science were standout research competitors at this year’s Beltwide Cotton Conferences. The honors were presented on Thursday (Jan. 7) at this year’s event in New Orleans.  more »

 

Texas Tech Wool Team wins National Western Stock Show competition

Texas Tech Wool Team wins National Western Stock Show competition

Before the semester began, the Texas Tech University Wool Judging Team has already picked up its first victory of the spring, taking first and second place at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.  more »

 

Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow Tesfaye Bitema

Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department hosts Borlaug Fellow Tesfaye Bitema

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 Tesfaye Disassa Bitema, who’ll be spending three months alongside his Tech mentors, Venugopal Mendu, an assistant professor of cell wall biology, and David Weindorf, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Research.  more »