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Spring’s Upswing: Yard program underway by Tech Turf Club

image image It’s almost springtime, and across enclaves of the South Plains hearts and minds are turning to lawn care. In preparation for producing a hardy carpet of green grass here in the Lubbock area, members of Texas Tech University’s Turf Club are completing their spring yard scalping program.  more »


Liquid Assets: New viticulture grads turn dreams into reality

image imageTexas Tech said Wednesday (Mar. 3) that its first graduates of the Texas Viticulture Certification Program have received their professional certificates.  more »


Texas Tech to host national collegiate soil judging contest

image imageTexas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting the National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest on March 21-26 here on the South Plains. Participants, in this the 50th annual gathering of the grueling undergraduate contest, spend days describing, classifying and interpreting soils and landscapes on their way to becoming national champions.  more »


Petal to the mettle: AECO annual fertilizer sale underway

image image With the spring growing season just around the corner, Texas Tech University’s Agricultural Economics Association today announced the launch of its annual fertilizer sale. Benefits from the fertilizer sale are used to support the association’s scholarship program.  more »


On the Job; CASNR Spring Career Expo set for Feb. 3

image imageTexas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is hosting a ‘Spring Career Expo’ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the Student Union Ballroom. The program features company representatives from some 30 agriculture-related businesses ready to meet and schedule Tech students for potential interviews.  more »


CASNR’s Hudson highlights Feb. 3 water conservation field day

image imageThe director of Texas Tech University’s Cotton Economics Research Institute is heading up the list of speakers at the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation’s ‘Pioneers in Agriculture Field Day,’ set for Feb. 3 at the Floyd County Unity Center in Muncy.  more »


Texas Tech ‘Foodservice 101’ program held Sept. 8-9

Food safety from the ranch to the restaurant, along with a review of beef grading and branded beef programs, highlighted a Sept. 8-9 educational program, known as “Foodservice 101,” at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.  more »