“Max has been a leader and an inspiration to his neighbors and a lot of young farmers as well as his family.”
Members of the Texas Tech Rodeo Team come from all across North America. The rodeo life is part of their heritage and all have the goal to continue building Texas Tech’s legacy.
“Anytime you grow a monster you have to continue to feed that monster,” Klose said.
“The saying that it takes a village to raise a kid was really true for me,” Ainsley said. “There were multiple people in my life who influenced me and helped raise me, and when I started walking around the agriculture department that is exactly what I felt, the village.”
F ourteen years ago, seventy men and women gathered in the small town of Muncy, Texas, surely between […]
Everyone at the dean’s office at the College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources will tell you how important Linda Whitebread is to the program. Whether it be her sweet demeanor or her admirable work ethic, Whitebread goes above and beyond to get her job done.
“Anybody in the beef cattle industry has a favorite breed, and so it’s kind of like your favorite ice cream flavor,” Rathmann said. “It’s like going through this ice cream exhibit. It excites you.”
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.
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 […]