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Snapshot: Turfgrass Field Day draws a crowd to Tech’s Quaker Research Farm

Snapshot: Turfgrass Field Day draws a crowd to Tech’s Quaker Research Farm

Joey Young, an assistant professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, leads one of the morning presentations (top photo) at a Turfgrass Field Day at Tech’s Quaker Research Farm. Throughout the half-day program (July 21) growing and maintaining top-flight turf was in the spotlight.  more »

 

NRM alum Foley takes leadership post with JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

NRM alum Foley takes leadership post with JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

A 1996 graduate of Texas Tech’s Department of Natural Resources Management has been named Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Greeley, Colo.-based JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, a massive cattle feeding operation with capacity of more than 980,000 head of cattle with locations in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and Idaho. John Foley officially stepped into his new post in last October.  more »

 

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource is in the process of completing an overhaul of its Student Success Center, a group of professionals in the Dean’s Office charged with recruiting and retaining the best students for the college. In addition, plans are underway to increase efficiency of the group’s services, following a thorough review led by Cindy Akers, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Academic and Student Programs.  more »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

An expert in grants administration with Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Ann Ulmer officially stepped into her new post on June 1.  more »

 

AEC’s Michael Kanyi tapped for new doctoral dissertation fellowship program

AEC’s Michael Kanyi tapped for new doctoral dissertation fellowship program

A graduate student with Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications is among the first inaugural recipients of the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship Program in the Texas Tech University Graduate School. The selection of Michael Kanyi, a doctoral student from Kenya, was announced today (June 3).  more »