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Lindsey wins AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship

Lindsey wins AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship

The director of the Texas Tech’s Equestrian Center reined in a top national honor this month in the horse world. Kim Lindsey and her talented buckskin gelding Judys Ten won the American Quarter Horse Association’s Versatility Ranch Horse Amateur World Championship today (Mar. 21) in Houston.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Courtney Meyers tapped for ACE Research Award of Excellence

Texas Tech’s Courtney Meyers tapped for ACE Research Award of Excellence

A commitment to innovative research that focuses on emerging media has garnered Courtney Meyers, an associate professor of agricultural communications within Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, the Association for Communication Excellence’s (ACE) Research Award of Excellence, university officials announced today (Mar. 23).  more »

 

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

GALLERY: Concrete first floor poured in new Bayer Plant Science Building

For part of March a line of concrete trucks moved in and out of CASNR’s new Bayer Plant Science Building as construction workers put in place the building’s first floor. Meantime, above them, workers continued to set the metal core of the building. During March’s snowstorms, much or the building was wrapped in dark plastic sheets, but by Spring break warmer weather and blue skies returned to the Hub City.  more »

 

Undefeated Spring; Tech wins Houston Livestock Show’s meat judging contest

Undefeated Spring; Tech wins Houston Livestock Show’s meat judging contest

The Texas Tech University meat judging team in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences finished its spring competition season undefeated in three events after taking first place this weekend at the Houston Livestock Show Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest.  more »

 

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

Environmental excellence award goes to Texas Alliance for Water Conservation

The Texas Alliance for Water Conservation, a research project made up of producers, industries, universities, and government agencies, has received a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ‘Texas Environmental Excellence Award.’ The recognition, which in this case was presented in the agriculture category, is part of an effort to bring attention to the most innovative and effective projects that strive to protect the state’s natural resources, officials said in making today’s (Mar. 10) announcement.  more »