The culture built through producers working to meet the specifications of the brand to provide consumers with performing product is the cornerstone of CAB. All parts work together through every single stage of the cycle to ensure that what is being created internally is being presented externally.
This shared dedication led to a partnership that changed the way science is taught in some Texas elementary classrooms.
A vineyard is an expensive, long-term investment in comparison to other agricultural pursuits. Bolen said one acre of winemaking grapes can cost upwards of $10,000 and take three to five years for a return on investment. Managing a vineyard is a time-intensive and largely un- mechanized endeavor. Growing grapes is hard enough as is without the added stress of protecting your crop from one of the most powerful herbicides commercially available to farmers.
As Texas Tech University students this past fall walked back on the campus they called their ‘home away […]
“When the student gets it, and the light comes on. That’s when I know I’ve done my job successfully.”
“Her wealth of knowledge of the agriculture industry and her ability to connect with our faculty makes her an outstanding asset to our team,” Bratcher said. “She understands agricultural science and is in her element when surrounded by agriculturalists.”
The spray of water droplets hitting the sandy ground arc tiny rainbows in the summer sun. The big black tires of the pivot irrigation system inch forward acre by acre and soak the little two-leaved seedlings in an endless circle. It’s growing season on the High Plains.
Agricultural commodity organizations manage to stay in cahoots with the Capitol through the use of computers and virtual communication.
“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.”
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.
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.
His passion for agriculture led him to pursue a degree which would allow him to interact in the industry daily.
A first-generation undergraduate student stepped foot on the Texas Tech University campus awaiting her four-year landscape architecture experience. […]
While Spurlock likes big business, he also has a big heart. Spurlock said he enjoys helping others, which is evident in his many leadership roles and activities.
Faith and Caleb Snapp, two visually impaired goat showmen, continue to defy the odds every day. They prove that through a life of a determination, resilience and kindness, anything is possible. As they prepare for college, the twins reflect back on their time in agriculture as two blind individuals who changed the way the show industry accommodates students with disabilities.
When people think of the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, their first thought is usually a […]
Researchers at Texas Tech University have been studying different ways to reduce the water footprint on the Ogallala Aquifer. Dr. West and a graduate student have found a forage to help reduce the amount of water used and increase cattle gains.
Ghana’s poverty and hunger have declined steadily over the last 20 years thanks, mostly, to improved agricultural extension […]
The Fat Tire Cowboys are a group of Texans, primarily raised on the Llano Estacado, who share a background in agriculture and passion for aviation. What began with a simple YouTube post has blossomed into an international brand under the leadership of Bryan Rosa, from Tahoka, Texas. Rosa is better known as “La Rosa” to the other cowboys and their 28,000 followers across social media applications.
From a young age, Kristina Butts was involved in the agriculture and cattle industries. Because of that background, Kristina thought she would find a job within production agriculture after she graduated. Like many students, however—because of an opportunity to intern in Washington, D.C.—those plans changed. That opportunity blossomed into years of work in D.C., but more importantly, that opportunity grew into a habit of mentoring.
“A challenge is how to keep yourself relevant, but not to the point where you’re only focused on the bottom line,” Jones said, “but you’re also focused on the community and your positive impact on the community.”