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Texas Tech Veterinary College receives $15 million grant from City of Amarillo

Texas Tech Veterinary College receives $15 million grant from City of Amarillo

The Amarillo City Council approved a $15 million grant Tuesday (Sept. 20) from the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) to the Texas Tech University System to support the establishment of a new College of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo. The grant was approved at the Amarillo City Council meeting on recommendation from the AEDC.  more »

 

AFS food safety research center selected for retail meat surveillance program

AFS food safety research center selected for retail meat surveillance program

Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE) has been selected to be a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.  more »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

Gear Up for New Year; Student Success Center rolls out newly-designed t-shirt

Gear Up for New Year; Student Success Center rolls out newly-designed t-shirt

Two standout organizations housed within the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are set to dress you for success, or at minimum make it clear that you’re easily identifiable with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »