Gordon Davis, Ph.D., and his wife Joyce announced a historic $44 million gift to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The college has been renamed the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in his honor.
Erica Irlbeck, Ed.D., a professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications received the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Excellence in College and University Teaching in Food and Agricultural Sciences award in 2021.
Colton Campbell, current agricultural teacher and meat judging coach at Denver City High School, reminisces on his journey from champion to coach.
Texas Tech University’s loved mascot retires in his 10th year serving as Fearless Champion.
In 2021, five of the 10 teams housed in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences within the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources brought home a national championship.
The fourth-generation farmer from Kress, Texas, has committed decades to the cotton and sorghum industries. Throughout his farming career, Evans constantly worked on his craft of improving his farming practices. “It is important to tell our story,” Evans said. “Every farmer I know cares about the soil, sustainability, and more. There is a story about being the stewards of the land.”
Towering above the landscape in the southwest corner of the National Ranching Heritage Center grounds, the Canon Ranch Eclipse Windmill is an iconic image of western heritage and culture among the cityscape of Lubbock, Texas.
A strong will and a good work ethic has landscape architecture student Kyle Seaback headed in the right direction.
Modhurima Amin and Syed Badruddoza are proud to be Red Raiders- but their journey to get here is quite interesting.
People know when they have found their home away from home, and for Tanner Rex, Texas Tech University is just that. It’s become the place he would never want to leave.
Nestled in the heart of campus, the Office of the Provost ensures the culture of Texas Tech University is centered around student success. Ronald Hendrick Ph.D. recently assumed his role as provost and senior vice president of academic affairs with plans to enhance the tradition of excellence for the university.
Adjusting to her new job in AEC department has been fun for Preiss. She loves the small supportive atmosphere, endless accountable connections, and the feeling of a familiar job with the change of environment.
Lillie Vogt memorializes her late grandmother, Irma Macon, through her prized Brahman heifer named Mimi.
Successfully helping children one horse at a time.
Sara Garcia is a Texas Tech University undergraduate plant and soil science major with a concentration in viticulture and enology. Garcia took on a unique path after receiving her first bachelor’s degree.
Don’t be afraid to try new things and make those opportunities happen for yourself.
Macie Miller, a junior at Texas Tech, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education with a minor in political science and legal studies.
Texas attorney Garrett Couts grew up in a household that bled scarlet and black for Texas Tech University. It was in Pampa, Texas, where he was surrounded by agriculture, showing and breeding swine. He was a book worm with strong interest in politics and wanting to go to Washington, D.C., and had two teachers in high school who pushed him to attend law school.
With economic uncertainty, helplessness to weather and seclusion constant tension is placed on farmers. Extreme stress, anxiety and depression has brought the mental health of farmers into scrutiny.
The Texas Tech University Meat Science program provides hands-on experiential learning for all students.
The Department of Plant and Soil Science continues to provide knowledge, nutrients and a harmonious atmosphere at Texas Tech.
The agricultural communications program at Texas Tech University introduced a new high-impact learning experience called the “ACOM Block” in 2017. The Block is a series of four courses designed to mimic a comprehensive, real-world workplace experience for students before they graduate from the program.