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David Lawver named CASNR safety coordinator; Focus on training, inspection

David Lawver named CASNR safety coordinator; Focus on training, inspection

David Lawver, a noted agricultural educator and Fulbright Grant award winner, has been named the safety coordinator for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new post on Feb. 1.  more »

 

Pollinator Conservation; Researchers look to get bee populations buzzing

Pollinator Conservation; Researchers look to get bee populations buzzing

In the wake of colony collapse disorder, bee populations have seen dramatic losses in recent years. But a team of Texas Tech University researchers is working on a project to help farmers boost the health of their pollinator pals.  more »

 

Milestone; Texas Tech opens new $14.3 million Bayer Plant Science Building

Milestone; Texas Tech opens new $14.3 million Bayer Plant Science Building

Texas Tech University’s continued commitment to agricultural education and research took another step forward Friday (Oct. 30) with the opening of the new Bayer Plant Science Building. Thanks to Bayer CropScience, a major partner in funding agricultural initiatives both in Lubbock and within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the Bayer Plant Science Building will provide students with a state-of-the-art facility to learn and conduct research, as well as collaborate on projects with fellow students.  more »

 

Study; Researchers find patches of heavy metals along Colorado, New Mexico river

Study; Researchers find patches of heavy metals along Colorado, New Mexico river

Dan Elliott, a reporter with the Associated Press, recently interviewed David Weindorf, the BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, on some of his ongoing research in northern New Mexico.  more »

 

VIDEO: Texas Tech team monitor soil conditions following toxic river spill

VIDEO: Texas Tech team monitor soil conditions following toxic river spill

Devin Neeley, a reporter with Albuquerque’s KOB Eyewitness News 4, recently sat down with David Weindorf, the BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology with Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science, to discuss some of his ongoing research in northern New Mexico.  more »

 

Department of Plant & Soil Science hosts Moroccan Fulbright Scholar Salghi

Department of Plant & Soil Science hosts Moroccan Fulbright Scholar Salghi

Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science is hosting a Fulbright Scholar from Morocco this summer. Rachid Salghi, a professor from the University Ibn Zohr Agadir-Morocco, is focusing his research here at Tech on preparation of bio-based materials from biopolymers.  more »

 

CASNR Water Center promotes water quality research through collaboration

CASNR Water Center promotes water quality research through collaboration

Water. It’s one of the basic elements of life. Making sure there’s enough for use in agriculture is of vital importance, and it’s an area of focus for a research center at Texas Tech University – the CASNR Water Center in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources.  more »