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Tech’s Livestock Judging Team takes first at National Barrow Show in Minnesota

Tech’s Livestock Judging Team takes first at National Barrow Show in Minnesota

The Texas Tech University livestock judging team on Tuesday captured first place, and three Red Raiders finished in the top 10 individually, at the National Barrow Show in Austin, Minnesota, considered by many as the “World Series of Swine Shows.”  more »

 

GALLERY: Reception honors PSS leader Richard Zartman for decades of service

GALLERY: Reception honors PSS leader Richard Zartman for decades of service

Friends and colleagues from across the Texas Tech University campus were on hand today (Aug. 28) for a retirement reception honoring Richard Zartman, After more than four decades of teaching, research and eventual administration of Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, Zartman has announced that he will retire from his post as chairman and Leidigh Professor of Soil Physics.  more »

 

GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center hosted their annual AgFest today (Aug. 28) at the Department of Animal and Food Sciences building here on campus. A summer deluge sent the gathering of students, faculty and staff into the facility’s livestock arena for an afternoon of fun and information.  more »

 

Abidi named associate director of Tech’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute

Abidi named associate director of Tech’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute

A nationally-known researcher in cotton fiber research has been named associate director of Texas Tech University’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Noureddine Abidi, who currently serves as manager of the facility’s Biopolymer Research Laboratory, officially stepped into his new post today (Aug. 27).  more »

 

Warren Conway named NRM’s Bricker Endowed Chair in Wildlife Management

Warren Conway named NRM’s Bricker Endowed Chair in Wildlife Management

Warren Conway, a nationally-known waterbird and wetland ecology expert, has been named the Bricker Endowed Chair in Wildlife Management in Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Aug. 1.  more »