As the agricultural science teacher started her lesson about equine science, she looked out to a classroom full of talented students […]
Category Archive: 2023 Issue
Cotton Row Clothier is a local business that supports the local cotton industry and connects Texas Tech supporters with products made with 100% cotton.
Cotton production is an important component of the Texas High Plains economy. Texas Tech cotton research has a focus on preparing local cotton farmers for the effects of the world market.
For students at Texas Tech University, success is more than just a goal—it’s a way of life. With a wide range of resources at their disposal, students are prepared to tackle whatever challenges come their way. From top-notch professors to state-of-the-art facilities, Texas Tech provides everything its students need to excel.
The aroma of oil being pumped from the ground fills the wind as it carries across the cotton fields. This is what Lubbock, Texas is known for. Almost everyone who has driven through Lubbock knows this smell, and little do people know, it is what sustains and this “little big” town of Lubbock.
The Texas Tech University Black Cultural Center is a thriving communal space dedicated to supporting students, faculty, and staff.
The road to entrepreneurship is drastically different for each individual. However, each story holds the spirit of entrepreneurship that begins within the roots of agriculture and Davis College.
Watching these students learn lessons they can’t learn in a classroom really brings me joy and is the best thing about my job.
Shumate started her college experience on “ag row”, but that quickly changed after taking a course taught by Brendan Kelly, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Science.
It’s often said that a student’s undergraduate years are some of the best of their life. Sometimes, this is attributed to the student taking advantage of the opportunity to study abroad. But what about the university faculty or staff members who did not get this opportunity? Do they have to sit in the “what ifs” and watch their students embark on these educational, transformational journeys?
In 1925, when Texas Tech University opened its doors with four major colleges, one being the School of Agriculture, there was no way of telling the impact the college would have on not only the local region, but also the whole world.
The Davis College is the only college at Texas Tech University that has its own government internship program. One of the longtime supporters of this program is Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.
Dean Krehbiel joined the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in January taking over the reins as dean.
With over 2,500 students in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, no two college experiences are going to be the same. It’s especially true for those who choose to study abroad. Why? Because of Texas Tech University’s four study abroad options –– all different, all valuable.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC), formerly known as the Northwest Texas Business Resource Center, is helping Lubbock and rural communities find their entrepreneurial voice.
Chase Collier is a young entrepreneur and owner of Chase Collier Welding Company.
When it comes to passion, Carlye Winfrey is full of it. Her parents told her if she was going to do something, she should do it fully and completely. To her, that means being excited about what you want out of life, no matter what it is.
Growing up in the Golden State of California, Emma Taber has always been surrounded by color. For as long as she can remember, she has always encompassed color theory and had a creative edge.
In the far-right corner of David Lawver’s office, there sits a collection of colorful artwork, vibrant fabrics, hand crafted instruments, and a globe. Each physical item reminds him of the grand adventures he has experienced. His passion for teaching others about agricultural education has taken him all over the world.
Everything needs water to survive: people, animals, and crops. People seem to act as if we have an unlimited water supply. Although, this is something that needs to be considered sooner than we think.
The word ‘sustainability’ can mean different things to different people. In agriculture, sustainability has taken center stage when it comes to how farmers and ranchers plan to ensure the future of their livelihoods. Commodity organizations are increasingly tasked with understanding how the crops they represent can fit into the sustainability conversation.
From the mountains of Las Cruces, New Mexico, to the plains of Lubbock, Texas, agricultural economics and business administration major Denny Atchley, is setting up the future generations of cattle producers to go above and beyond in this industry.