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Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Longtime agricultural and applied economics professor, administrator dies

Don Ethridge, a ground-breaking agricultural economist and one of the founding leaders of Texas Tech University’s Cotton Economics Research Institute, died on June 13. He was 73.  more »

 

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Texas Tech Viticulture Program application window opened on June 1

Next fall the Lone Star State’s thriving grape and wine industry will have a new group of trained professionals in the pipeline, thanks to a program known as the, ‘Texas Tech Viticulture Program.’ But before anyone can even gaze on a grape, they’ll need to apply to the program.  more »

 

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

Academic Success: CASNR students honored during Spring commencement

More than 3,800 Texas Tech students, including 162 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies in May at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

CASNR’s Clint Boal aiding in study of eagle interaction with wind turbines

CASNR’s Clint Boal aiding in study of eagle interaction with wind turbines

In the avian world, the eagle is known as the apex predator, meaning no other bird considers an eagle its prey. The eagle is on the top of the avian food chain. But that doesn’t mean they live without dangers, most of them manmade.  more »

 

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award goes to AFS’s Mark Miller

Mark Miller, a nationally-recognized animal science researcher with Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, has been selected to receive this year’s American Meat Science Association Intercollegiate Meat Judging Meritorious Service Award. The award is sponsored by Food Safety Net Services and Agri-West International.  more »