CSI lab or aquatic lab? When stepping into Barnes, Ph.D., aquatics lab, it feels as if you’re stepping into a CSI Lab watching students look through microscopes at swabs from drinking glasses and door handles in search of DNA.
Shafer developed a passion for landscape design by qualifying for the national landscape design contest through FFA. This opened his mind up to the concept of landscape design, which led him to want to pursue a career in landscape architecture.
Nearly 80 years ago, Franklin D. Roosevelt declared the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor “a day that will live in infamy,” and it certainly has. On that day, the course of history was forever altered, and so, too, were the lives of many families in the Texas Panhandle.
From a young age, she knew her passion would eventually lead her career.
There are many different jobs that display agritourism, but few people think of this unique one.
A West Texas native and aspiring artist from Colorado City, Alexxus “Lexi” Haag, started an artistic journey that […]
Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday college life, hundreds of Texas Tech University students pass by the Dairy Barn, unaware of its profound history and present-day purpose. However, 50 years ago, many students’ lives, and educations, depended on the Dairy Barn.
Agricultural commodity organizations manage to stay in cahoots with the Capitol through the use of computers and virtual communication.
Klose is inspired everyday by his students and likes to take a nontraditional approach to learning that can accommodate each student.
“Everything I’ve [previously] done is all connected now because I’m working with all my friends and contacts I made while in Lubbock, Austin and Washington, D.C.,” Adams said. “Texas Farm Bureau has allowed me to gain countless new contacts which in-turn help enact good ag policy in D.C. I love working directly for farmers and ranchers and Texas Farm Bureau; you can’t find a better place to work if you’re going to serve the ag community.”
With faith leading perseverance, integrity nurturing successful land stewardship, strength stimulating empowerment, and excellence keeping the legendary Four Sixes Ranch alive, the 150-year-old operation carries a legacy like no other.
“My job is to the best of my ability and the dog’s ability to protect American ag from potential pests, diseases, invasive plant species, to also protect endangered or protected species of animals or plants,” Jordan said.
What was known as a meat shortage to many felt like an opportunity for Raider Red Meats to shine.
“Her strength is, without a shadow of a doubt, her ability to communicate,” McBride said. “She has great researching ability and boundaries that are on all sides of the argument.”
“We do what we can to enhance all their life initiatives,” said Trevor. “We feel like it’s our civic duty to do that. We just want to help fill the needs so the community prospers.”
In true West Texas fashion, Texas Tech University and its surrounding communities came together, overcame tremendous obstacles, and, against all odds, finally got the veterinary school they had waited so long for.
Wenwei Xu, Ph.D., is a leading corn scientist in Lubbock, Texas. He is currently working on many specialty projects to help West Texas farmers conserve water while still making a profit.
Sitting in an office surrounded by taxidermy, maps of Texas and legal documents, Captain Aryn Corley gives a flawless impersonation of Superman amidst countless jokes and belly laughter that can be heard down the hall.
As the importance of agricultural education increases, the National Ranching Heritage Center continues to provide educators with innovative […]
Whether he is walking the halls of Capitol Hill advocating for the southern plains cotton industry or driving a tractor through the red dirt of Crosby County, Texas, Steve Verett has left his footprint on the agriculture industry.
What makes the perfect cup of coffee?
In April 2018, Kerry Mayfield founded Tierras Planas Roasters and transitioned into a full-time coffee roasting career and begin learning how to make the perfect cup.
Jordan, “is one of the most impressive underclassmen I’ve ever seen based on some of the research projects she has participated in,” Dr. Glen Ritchie, Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University, said.