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TPW Commissioner, Game Warden and Wildlife Biologist Recognized by TPW Commission

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPW) recognized a Texas Parks and Wildlife commissioner, a game warden and a wildlife biologist during today’s meeting for their contributions and efforts supporting the agency mission. Jeanne Latimer Received Special Recognition as Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioner Former Texas Parks and Wildlife Commissioner Jeanne W. Latimer received special recognition for her contributions throughout her six-year term. Latimer was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on November 17, 2015 […]

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 […]

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Announces Nearly $21.7 Million Educational Commitment For 2021

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials approved an educational commitment of $21,691,500 to support Texas youth and statewide educational programs in 2021. A majority of the funds will be administered through more than 800 scholarships valued at $14,186,000. “Despite a heartbreaking early closure in 2020 and the difficult months that followed, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo remained committed to its mission of promoting agriculture and supporting Texas youth and education, and we hope today’s […]

Texas Tech Professor Chosen for United Nations and World Health Organization Food Additives Safety Committee

Bradley Johnson

Brad Johnson is an expert in the use of veterinary drugs for global meat-animal production. Bradley J. Johnson, the Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat Science and Muscle Biology in the Texas Tech University Department of Animal & Food Sciences, has been selected to a five-year term on a prestigious committee that evaluates the safety of food additives. The Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is a collection of international food safety experts […]