From training and competing in Ironman races, to a new position right before a global pandemic, you could […]
Jessica Marsh grew up in Liberty Hill, Texas and is now an animal science major at Texas Tech University. Marsh was raised on her family’s farm where she first gained her passion for agriculture through her father’s roping horses. The responsibilities the animals gave Marsh in her early childhood laid the foundation for her future endeavors.
The base of the Appalachian Mountains in Cleveland, Georgia, is not the place you would expect to find a Texas Tech Red Raider. Bucky Jackson, however, is not the typical young man.
Although only 26, Martin has years of experience after having helped his Father on the farm when he was a young teen. He knew he wanted to be a farmer when farming became a lifestyle and not a hobby. Years later, Martin is active on and off of the farm, working to inform both those within and outside of the ag industry.
Leaving Las Vegas with a high chin, a trophy saddle in the back seat, and a victory lap around the Thomas and Mack is merely a fantasy for almost anyone who’s ever sat in the saddle. For 19-year-old Texas Tech University student and rodeo athlete, Chet Weitz, his first taste of Vegas came at the ripe age of three.
Reinventing Goodwill purchases with fashionable paint and horse-shaped sponges was the norm for Andrea Glenn in college. Glenn, owner of The Rusty Rose, a southern boutique, always found unique ways to channel her creativity into crafty creations, but she never thought she would carry her creativity into starting her own business.
“Every single class that I took within plant and soil science prepared me for my first job in the wine industry,” Keele said.
Barry Street’s background in agriculture paved the way to where he is today and the impact he is making within the Texas Tech and West Texas communities.
John Duff can be described as a man of many hats. He oversees two roles, one with National Sorghum Producers and another with United Sorghum Checkoff Program; he was a key individual during the sorghum industry’s involvement in the China Trade War, and is the host of the Sorghum Smart Talk podcast.
A recent high school graduate from a rural West Texas town stepped onto the Texas Tech University campus in fall of 2000 – the turn of a new century. She knew three things: she loved agriculture, she enjoyed politics, and she had absolutely no idea what she wanted to be when she “grew up.” Yet, there she stood, meeting with her academic adviser, “all grown up.”
The Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team has a reputation of winning multiple national and reserve national championship titles, but the new head coach wants more for his students than winning in the show pen.
Hotel Turkey, a historical icon in Turkey, Texas, built in 1927, was a place Pat and Tina Carson regularly drove by and wished they could buy and restore. When the owner, a friend of the Carsons, offered to sell it to them, their wish came true.
“By the time Elise was 4 months old she had already flown across the country on 6 different flights. I’ve never felt more angry stares while boarding planes but overall people were nice and accommodating to us. We just did what we had to do.” Kate explains.
A Panhandle native and a leading export in her field of nutrition and energetic in beef cattle has brought her expertise to Texas Tech as the new Thornton Distinguished Chair.
A variety of nationalities join forces as they study the importance of Texas branding within the United States beef market.
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Plowman has been instrumental in developing the curriculum for the floral design program. What once was only a lab for horticulture students is now an always full, creative arts credit open to anyone in the university. Plowman fought hard to get the class to where it is, writing and rewriting proposals, and finding what would work to make the class a well-rounded experience for students at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech University School of Law Native to the South Plains, Evan Johnson, is a Texas Tech University […]
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A mission group of eight travel over open sewer systems on less than ideal roads in a country that experiences conditions most probably cannot even imagine. They pull up to see kids happily playing with a soccer ball in wet, muddy dirt. The kids are excited to see the mission group who are coming to paint their home, an orphanage. The excitement on the kids’ faces make them forget the conditions and they truly understand the reason they are there: to make life better for those less fortunate.
His passion for agriculture led him to pursue a degree which would allow him to interact in the industry daily.