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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 […]