Imagine the guy across the room who has a constant smile on his face and can talk to anyone. He remembers everyone he meets, their name and their interests. His love of life radiates through his smile. Obviously, that guy cares about the people he interacts with, strangers and all.
Category Archive: Fall 2018 Issue
In the world of commercial agriculture, it is often difficult for companies to get positive attention. When less than 1 percent of the population is feeding and clothing the rest of the world, agriculturists’ voices often get drowned out in a sea of opinions.
You get way more than just a bottle of seasoning or a package of bacon when you buy a product with a Raider Red Meats label. You buy years of collaboration, months of cultivation, days of calculation, and hours of dedication.
The spring of 2018 proved to be another tumultuous season with the constant risk of a disastrous wildfires burning ominously bright. Much of Tech’s next generation of land conservationists will go through Verble’s class. As students within Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resource Management they will employ countless practices, including prescribed burning, to be dedicated stewards of the land.
Dr. Courtney Meyers has been described by her colleagues and students as a highly motivated individual who is passionate about what she does.
“I am a bit of a work horse,” said Meyers, associate professor and graduate studies coordinator for the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications at Texas Tech University. “I have a pretty strong work ethic, and I set high expectations for myself and my students.”
Lauren Prine has built a career based on her passion for helping others and being an advocate for […]
So if this is what I like to do, it doesn’t matter if I’m a man or a woman.
“I’ve never wanted to do anything else.”
“When I came here I felt really welcomed,” Lechnar said, “I felt like the people really wanted to talk to me personally.”
For many, love means going the extra mile. For Lubbock-owned Breedlove, love means sending humanitarian relief as far as 15,000 miles across the world.
The Texas Tech agricultural communications faculty began brainstorming about innovative ways to keep their program leading the nation. Thus, the idea of a “block” structure was born.
It was the fall of 1976, about a month before cotton harvest would gear up. Doug Hlavaty and a group of friends head to the Cow Palace, a local hangout in Lubbock, Texas. It was a typical night with friends until Valerie Jones, a slender brown-eyed girl with a style all her own, walked into the bar.
When walking down the hallways of the agricultural sciences building at Texas Tech University and peering through classroom […]
Texas Tech University, South Plains College and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department cooperatively worked together to develop the Bachelor of Science in Conservation Law Enforcement, a one-of-a-kind exclusive degree program that can only be obtained from Texas Tech.
A situation is playing out in the Texas Panhandle and local golf courses are feeling the heat. During […]
Red Rivers strolls slowly, but purposefully, through the Bayer Museum of Agriculture as he points to gleaming tractors and offers information on the different exhibits.
CEOs are rarely given the opportunity to lead an organization for more than 10 years, according to Forbes. […]
Children are the future, and the Bayer Museum of Agriculture believes that to be true. Although the museum caters to many different age groups, but feels like they are missing the younger generation.
“We have dirt in our veins; that’s what makes Trilogy Cellars completely different.”
Rivas said it is important people recognize the drive CASNR students have to discuss and make advancements in agriculture, but they are not limited to that. He said CASNR has students going into agriculture, the medical field, public relations, communications, non-profits and even ministry.
Everyday advances are being made in the technology and practices used in the breeding industry and the Four Sixes is at the forefront of it all. Blodgett said there are not many businesses that have been around since the 1800s, yet the Four Sixes is still operating.
Peanut harvest had just started in Shallowater, Texas. Dust was rolling through the air, and the headlights of the combine could be seen for miles. Inside the Furgeson house, a newborn had broken out in hives, with her belly and legs covered in whelps.