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Fall 2017 Issue

Layton and Glenn Schur look forward to working along side each other on the farm.
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Old Legacy, New Farmer

As he walked out the front door of his farmhouse, he met the crisp winter morning with an eagerness that comes with… Keep Reading

There are six women out of the 22 faculty members in the department. From left to right: Sanja Zivkovic, Ph.D., Jamie Bologna, Ph.D., Kelly Lange, Ph.D., Donna Mitchell, Ph.D., Olga Murova, Ph.D. Tullaya Boonsaeng, Ph.D.
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Changing The Numbers

In 1971, the American Economic Association started a committee dedicated to tracking the number of women in the economics profession. Despite the… Keep Reading

Gary Morgan with the Museum of Texas Tech is one of the visionaries of this innovative project
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Going, Going, Greener

The West Texas landscape holds a plethora of natural beauty that is often overlooked in landscape design. Utilizing native plants in landscaping… Keep Reading

Sorghum can be used in all types of meals in all types of forms. This meal uses whole grain sorghum and sorghum syrup.
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Trending Up

Ten years ago, sorghum, an ancient gluten-free grain, rich in health benefits, was nearly non-existent on grocery store shelves. Now, sorghum is… Keep Reading

Jeremy Brown is a steward of the land.
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Back To His Roots

Returning to the farm meant living out a life-long dream for Jeremy Brown. Yet, it was risky. He had a dependable desk… Keep Reading

Keith Frost, Gipsy Bocanegra and Raphael Gikunda all received presidential graduate fellowships to study in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications.
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Three Roads, One Destination

Texas Tech University awarded 12 individuals this year with its Presidential Graduate Fellowship. The fellowship recruits and attracts experienced doctoral students from… Keep Reading

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Fit For A Dean

Each new day may bring new tasks and adventures, but for this man, a day in this life is anything but spontaneous.… Keep Reading

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The Best Dill in Texas

The hot and dry growing conditions that often accompany the growing season in Hale County, Texas, can really put farmers in a… Keep Reading

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Fast Times at Texas Peanut Board

When Lindsay Hamer started her communications internship at the Texas Peanut Producers Board, she thought she had a good understanding of what… Keep Reading

Cameron Kitten and his father, Philip, are beginning to gear up for a busy season of spraying.
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Wings of West Texas

"I really wish I could somehow speak loud enough that somebody would hear and make it easier for kids to grow this… Keep Reading

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A Hopeful Hybrid

With our world’s rapidly increasing population and growing demand for food, innovation in the agricultural industry is more important than ever,” said… Keep Reading

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This Research Team Is On Fire

Wildfires are known for their destructive and reckless behavior on the South Plains. However, Robin Verble, Ph.D., in the Department of Natural… Keep Reading

Stetson Corman took on the role as head coach of the Texas Tech Rodeo Team.
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Stetson’s New Hat

During his college days, Stetson Corman proudly wore the Texas Tech Rodeo Team’s black vest with the Double T embellished on his… Keep Reading

Biopolymer & Fiber research Institute employee weighing cotton and visually analyzing the sample.
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Cotton has a Copy

Victim to a fashion industry that prioritized quantity over quality, what was once held in such high esteem is now seen as… Keep Reading

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New Kids in The Block

The Texas Tech agricultural communications program has implemented a block course structure for its seniors, allowing students to participate in numerous capstone… Keep Reading

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