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Tech, CASNR Celebrate 90th Year; Senate Bill Signed This Month in 1923

Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources celebrates a milestone this month, the 90th anniversary of the passage of Texas Senate Bill No. 103, Texas Technological College's charter. The bill "" passed Feb. 10, 1923 "" was signed by the governor to establish a Texas state college in West Texas.

SW Farm Press: Lack of Farm Bill Opens Agriculture to Looming Larger Cuts

Failure of the U.S. Congress to pass a farm bill during the last legislative session and apparent apathy from leaders in the House of Representatives to take up the issue anytime soon creates an air of uncertainty and skepticism from farmers and the agricultural industry, according to an agriculture economics professor at Texas Tech University.