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September, 2012 Archive

In Profile: Connor Wilmeth’s first cotton crop is a true learning experience

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Connor Wilmeth is finishing up the first cotton crop he’s ever made on his own. Wilmeth, 20, is a junior plant and soil sciences major at Texas Tech University with “a passion to farm.” He secured a loan on his own this year and is growing cotton on 134 acres of leased land. (more…)


Rodeo Update: Lady Raiders win with stout Langdon performance in Portales

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Braced by a strong showing in barrel racing, Texas Tech’s Rodeo Team launched their fall season on a high note, with the women’s team winning first place overall this weekend (Sept. 22-23) at the Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo in Portales. The women overpowered several teams from the National Collegiate Rodeo Association’s Southwest Region to take the top spot. (more…)


CASNR senior Maria Mejia featured on national ‘Latinos in Agriculture’ website

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Texas Tech University standout student Maria Mejia is featured this week in the latest edition of the ‘Latinos in Agriculture’ website. Masi, as she’s known to her friends, is currently a senior majoring in environmental conservation of natural resources. (more…)


Crossroads: CASNR Homecoming Breakfast parking moves to Lot R-3

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources alumni are set to get a warm welcome Saturday (Oct. 13) as the graduates celebrate the Homecoming Breakfast festivities at the university’s Student Union Building in Lubbock. The breakfast, which gets underway at 8 a.m., will be held in the Red Raider Ballroom. (more…)


Advisory Council taps AFS’s Brashears for 16th Texas Tech President Search

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Mindy Brashears, director of Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence, has been selected to serve on a 26-member advisory council to assist in selecting the next president of Texas Tech. Brashears, who is also a professor in Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, is nationally known for developing a treatment shown to reduce food-borne pathogens such as Salmonella and E. coli in processed beef and poultry. (more…)


Good Grillin’: Raider Red Meats details succulent seasoning line for the Fall

Monday, September 17th, 2012

What food-related pastime better conveys the values of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness than an all-American cookout? Now, a group of beef experts at Texas Tech University has a way to kick your favorite grilling treat up a notch with a line of seasoning especially suited to Texas High Plains’ tastes. (more…)


Texas Tech’s Student Union new home for CASNR Homecoming Breakfast

Monday, September 17th, 2012

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources alumni will get a warm welcome Saturday (Oct. 13) as the graduates, young and old, celebrate the annual Homecoming Breakfast festivities at Texas Tech’s Student Union Building in Lubbock. (more…)