Cotton production is an important component of the Texas High Plains economy. Texas Tech cotton research has a focus on preparing local cotton farmers for the effects of the world market.
Hunter Harris grew up in Abilene, Texas, and graduates from Texas Tech University in May 2023, with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications, and a minor in political science.
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.
The Purpose Behind the Plants
The Department of Plant and Soil Science continues to provide knowledge, nutrients and a harmonious atmosphere at Texas Tech.
Arellano is still in the same building on campus, 44 years later, with everyone knowing her as Mrs. Kay. She said in these past 44 years, she has touched the lives of about 1,400 undergraduate students, 400 graduate students, and 60 faculty members.
As Texas Tech University students this past fall walked back on the campus they called their ‘home away […]
A West Texas native and aspiring artist from Colorado City, Alexxus “Lexi” Haag, started an artistic journey that […]
Klose is inspired everyday by his students and likes to take a nontraditional approach to learning that can accommodate each student.
As the importance of agricultural education increases, the National Ranching Heritage Center continues to provide educators with innovative […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
A first-generation undergraduate student stepped foot on the Texas Tech University campus awaiting her four-year landscape architecture experience. […]
When people think of the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, their first thought is usually a […]
Ghana’s poverty and hunger have declined steadily over the last 20 years thanks, mostly, to improved agricultural extension […]
Not always serious, Dr. Brown enjoys reading past issues of the Agriculturist in his free time.
Leadership is defined as one who inspires and motivates action; having a can-do personality and strong leadership skills; one who encourages change. Some synonyms include guidance, direction, authority and management. Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has as leadership program, the Matador Institute of Leadership Engagement, prepares students for the future.
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.
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.
Rivas said it is important people recognize the drive CASNR students have to discuss and make advancements in agriculture, but they are not limited to that. He said CASNR has students going into agriculture, the medical field, public relations, communications, non-profits and even ministry.
Today in the agricultural industry there is a growing importance for qualified individuals who understand the industry and all its moving parts. The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is helping fill that void with leaders who are well educated about the industry.