Department of Animal & Food Sciences

Animal & Food Sciences Scholar Earns American Meat Science Association Teaching Award

Dale Woerner is the Cargill Endowed Professor in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources. A nationally recognized professor with the Department of Animal & Food Sciences at Texas Tech University has received the American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA) 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award. Cargill Endowed Professor Dale Woerner will receive the honor on Aug. 17 during the 74th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference in Reno, Nevada. Sponsored by Hawkins Inc., the award was established to recognize excellence in teaching undergraduate […]

Researcher Receives Grant to Sniff Out Invasive Pests, Species in Agriculture

Nathan Hall is the Director of the Canine Olfaction Research and Education Laboratory. Over the last few decades, detection dogs have been trained to sniff out myriad of harmful elements, from criminals and drugs to explosives and diseases. Their ability to accurately find potentially dangerous people, narcotics and incendiary devices and detect potentially life-threatening illnesses has helped make the world a much safer place while saving thousands of lives. Nathan Hall, an assistant professor of […]