Colton Campbell, current agricultural teacher and meat judging coach at Denver City High School, reminisces on his journey from champion to coach.
In 2021, five of the 10 teams housed in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences within the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources brought home a national championship.
As the fourth generation of the Spurlock family prepares to pass down their legacy, Texas Corn Producers provided an easy-to-use tool to help pass down the farm in a successful succession.
The Purpose Behind the Plants
The Department of Plant and Soil Science continues to provide knowledge, nutrients and a harmonious atmosphere at Texas Tech.
Modhurima Amin and Syed Badruddoza are proud to be Red Raiders- but their journey to get here is quite interesting.
Towering above the landscape in the southwest corner of the National Ranching Heritage Center grounds, the Canon Ranch Eclipse Windmill is an iconic image of western heritage and culture among the cityscape of Lubbock, Texas.
Conner Chambers recalled the day their local veterinarian came out to the ranch to check the cattle. He motioned Chambers over to show him how he was completing the pregnancy check on their cow. Grinning ear to ear with excitement, it was at that moment he knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life working with animals.
More Than a Show
Dedication is the word that commonly describes the Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team.
Derek Rios considers himself a non-traditional ag student from Hilmar, California.
A look at the recent activity happening at the legendary Four Sixes Ranch after their national spotlight.
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.