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Expert in Reproductive Physiology Becomes Newest School of Veterinary Medicine Faculty Member

John Gibbons’ passion turns into a life-long career in developing novel reproductive techniques and protocols For John Gibbons, growing up in a military family and moving from place to place is etched in his memories. However, it was his family’s summer vacations away from military activities that changed his life forever. During those visits to East Texas, where his uncle raised beef cattle, Gibbons first gained the experience in animal agriculture that would spark his […]

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 […]

Texas Tech Researcher Examines COVID-19 Impact on Fruit and Vegetable Production

Stephen Devadoss collaborated with other researchers to explore the pandemic’s effects on farm labor force and its influence on production. At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many retail stores experienced shortages of certain fruits and vegetables because of the disruptions to farm labor and workers in processing. With major crop losses in lettuce, apples and grapes, a research team that included a professor from the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Texas Tech University estimates up to […]

Texas Tech, USDA Sign Historic Agreement Bringing Cotton Classing Facility to Campus

The partnership, a first of its kind for the USDA, further cements Texas Tech’s standing as a leading cotton research institution. Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach today (July 1) signed a historic cooperative agreement that will move Lubbock’s current cotton classing facility to campus. The agreement between Texas Tech and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Cotton and […]

Texas Tech, USDA Sign Historic Agreement Bringing Cotton Classing Facility to Campus

The partnership, a first of its kind for the USDA, further cements Texas Tech’s standing as a leading cotton research institution. Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach today (July 1) signed a historic cooperative agreement that will move Lubbock’s current cotton classing facility to campus. The agreement between Texas Tech and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Cotton and […]