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Spring 2017 Issue

Articles with this tag were written by students in the fall 2016 ACOM 4310 course and were published in the spring 2017 issue of the Agriculturist.

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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

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Matadors in Training

It was just an idea. But it wasn’t just one person’s idea. They all saw the need for an in-house communications service.… Keep Reading

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When Nature Nurtures

One in six children suffer from obesity, according to the Center for Disease Control. This figure is not shocking as Dr. Nilda… Keep Reading

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Finding CommonGround

“CommonGround is all about women on the farm and being able to connect with consumers,” said Pruitt. “More than 80 percent of… Keep Reading

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The Canyons Called Them Home

Spurs scraping against the porch steps, Cooper swipes off his hat and shuffles his way inside his simple ranch home. Kissing Holly… Keep Reading

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Between Earth, Sky and Texas Tech

David Weindorf, Ph.D., knew when Chien-Lu Ping retired from academics his knowledge of arctic soils would be leaving with him. Weindorf, a… Keep Reading

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CASNR Companion Canines

Dog shelters sometimes get a bad rap. The negative connotation that often accompanies dog shelters makes them seem like a scary place… Keep Reading

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Showing With A Disability

There is no better program that the kids can do basically the same thing as every other kid and be treated the… Keep Reading

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What’s all the Buzz About?

“The pollinators have a huge importance,” Rendon said. “Out of 124 main total food crops, pollinators account for the pollination and success;… Keep Reading

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Righting The Wrongs Of Our Past

On Monday, Aug 5, 2015 a crew from the Environmental Protection Agency was cleaning the Gold King Mine in southern Colorado, when… Keep Reading

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Beyond The Focal Point

He looks through the lens of his camera, sees his subject, looks back at his camera, changes a few settings and begins… Keep Reading

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Cotton is King

Here. in West Texas cotton is king. Even though cotton produced isn’t all year round, the students and staff at the Fiber… Keep Reading

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A Lifetime of Cotton

Standing just outside of his barn, below the scarlet red Texas Tech Double T that faces County Road 1240, Dan Taylor stares… Keep Reading

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How The Cookie Crumbles

A smell of sweet comforting treats fills the air. You begin to salivate as a display of scrumptious treats stares back at… Keep Reading

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For the Love of the Land

“I know there is going to be a day in my lifetime where my pivots won’t be running. It is a humbling… Keep Reading

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Life On The Rodeo Road

A s he backed into the roping box looking under the brim of his Resistol hat, Hunter Cure saw the dust of… Keep Reading

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