Brashears is excited to bring her experiences she gained in Washington D.C., back to her career at Texas Tech and incorporate those skills into her everyday roles as a faculty member. From teaching students, to leading several research projects, she will now be able to add a new dimension to the work that she is currently doing.
“I’m curious about everything. I want to know how things work,” Simpson said. “I wouldn’t be in research if I wasn’t curious and completely in love with it.”
Wenwei Xu, Ph.D., is a leading corn scientist in Lubbock, Texas. He is currently working on many specialty projects to help West Texas farmers conserve water while still making a profit.
Jordan, “is one of the most impressive underclassmen I’ve ever seen based on some of the research projects she has participated in,” Dr. Glen Ritchie, Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University, said.
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.
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 […]
When I look into my culture and I compare that to what happened here, I want to bring those experiences here and expand their scope.
Jorge Romero-Habeych is a third year doctoral student from Florida. His researches focuses how farmers on the Southern High Plains reduce uncertainty.
When you imagine the typical professor, you might be visualizing some strict, straightforward individual. One professor at Texas Tech University is anything but the status quo.
Most farmers try to find ways to ensure quality crops while saving money. Three Texas Panhandle farmers are getting a little help with this thanks to research.
A situation is playing out in the Texas Panhandle and local golf courses are feeling the heat. During […]
The United Sorghum Checkoff Program and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Services are teaming up to […]
Wildfires are known for their destructive and reckless behavior on the South Plains. However, Robin Verble, Ph.D., in […]
“We are applying eDNA to new species in this case, and that will provide new opportunities for natural resources management.”
David Weindorf, Ph.D., knew when Chien-Lu Ping retired from academics his knowledge of arctic soils would be leaving […]
Dog shelters sometimes get a bad rap. The negative connotation that often accompanies dog shelters makes them seem like a scary place from the outside. However, if you take a closer look, these shelters are no different from the dairy farmer or hog raiser, who is just trying to give their animals the best possible lives they can.
“The pollinators have a huge importance,” Rendon said. “Out of 124 main total food crops, pollinators account for the pollination and success; so a huge percentage of crops is dependent on these pollinators.”
On Monday, Aug 5, 2015 a crew from the Environmental Protection Agency was cleaning the Gold King Mine […]
What do your favorite pair of blue jeans and the apple you ate for breakfast have in common? At some point in time, a pollinator helped set the process in motion to get a crop from the field to you.