Texas Tech Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

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Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (Davis College) adheres to the highest standards of excellence in learning, research, and engagement. Whether it's food, fiber, natural resources, environmental sciences, management, or planning, Davis College leads the charge on regional, state and global levels. With seven academic departments, and several research centers and institut

Operating as usual

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Help us congratulate Kendra Burris on being honored as one of six of the 2024 Davis College Distinguished Alumni.👏

Kendra received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics in 2001 and graduated from the Rawls College Executive MBA Program in 2018. She is the Chief Strategy Officer for Masked Rider Capital (MCR). In this role, she spearheads the strategic planning and implementation processes of the organization. Read more about her accomplishments here: https://bit.ly/49BpkTI

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It’s 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 Thank you to all of the Davis College educators who help make Davis College a home for students.

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🌳🏠Building our community🏠 🌳

In April the Landscape Architecture Department was recognized for their efforts in designing the new Oakmont Estates.

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Texas Tech University's Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources recognized six distinguished alumni. Katrina Huffstutler was recognized as a distinguished alumni from the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications.

Katrina graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications in 2004 and a master’s degree in agricultural education and communications in 2005. She is the director of content for Grant Company. In this role, she spearheads the creation of substance and content for public relations, advertising, and communications projects in the beef cattle industry.

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Don’t miss the spring plant sale TODAY at the 🌿🌸🌵

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Celebrating on campus today🌳

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We’re so proud of the Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team!

04/19/2024

This Autism Awareness Month we’re proud to celebrate Dr. Temple Grandin and her impact on the agriculture industry. We’re also very excited to announce that Dr. Grandin will be on campus on September 19th to help us celebrate Ag Week! Mark your calendars. 🗓️ More details to come soon!

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Hands-on learning sometimes means getting your boots dirty. Dr. Ryan Rathmann’s Beef Production Class took their annual trip to the historic, Red Raider owned R.A. Brown Ranch for an immersive experience in beef production.

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Texas Tech University's Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources recognized six distinguished alumni and one outstanding young alumnus.

⭐️The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was given to Laramie Adams. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications in 2009. He joined Texas Farm Bureau’s Government Affairs division as the national legislative director in February 2017.
Read more about Laramie’s impressive resume here: https://bit.ly/49BpkTI

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We had our heads in clouds today for the eclipse🌜🌞

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Over the weekend, Davis College hosted invitational judging contests for 4-H and FFA youth. Contests included cotton judging, meat judging, livestock judging, wool judging, and poultry judging, in addition to the floriculture contest.

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🌼🍃Spring Cleaning🍃🌼

Students, faculty and staff came out to help clean up the and horticultural gardens. If you’re on campus, take a moment to escape to the gardens as the plants come to life this spring. 🪴

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🏅Today, we had the honor of recognizing some of our faculty and staff members at the Texas Tech University Length of Service Awards. Thank you to these individuals for your commitment to Davis College:

Pictured:
Dr. Sam Jackson - 35 years
Dr. Peter Dotray - 30 years
Dr. Michael Galyean - 25 years
Julann Curlee - 25 years
Dr. Courtney Meyers - 15 years
Laci Hardman - 10 years

Not pictured:
⭐️35 Years⭐️
Markus Miller
Maria Valdez
⭐️30 Years⭐️
Sukant Misra
⭐️25 Years⭐️
Eduardo Carrasco
Christopher Turner
⭐️20 Years⭐️
Michael Hudson
Glenda Jones
Sandi Kotara
Donna Cantu
⭐️15 Years⭐️
Kelly Lange
Bing Liu
DeeAnn Pruitt
Bradley Johnson
Robert Cox
Kerry Griffis Kyle
Blake Grisham
Esmeraldo Gonzales
Felicita Gonzales
Dolores Lopez
⭐️10 years⭐️
Laci Hardman
Tullaya Boonsaeng
Nina Ham
Jhones Sarturi
Eric Bernard
Jared Horsford
Lionel Plummer
Wenxuan Guo
Maureen Qualia
Joseph Young
Cheryl Lara
⭐️5 years⭐️
Haley Hudson
Qi Kang
Katherine Buxkemper
Mindi Cooke
Whitney Crossland
Mallory DeChant
Nadira J. Espinoza Rock
Hope Hall
Jerrad Hofstetter
Taylor Horton
Blanca L. Vasquez-Cuellar
Dale Woerner
Michael Batek
Luis Herrera Estrella
Lelton Howell
Damar Lopez-Arredondo
Mylea Lovell
Jacobo Sanchez
Michele Lopez
Addisu Ferede Tesema

04/01/2024

🤠 Don't forget, early bird pricing for Spring Round Up closes on April 15th! Reserve your tickets here: https://bit.ly/3PEwLCs

03/31/2024
03/29/2024

Congratulations to our Wool Judging Team on bringing home the national title for the third time in four years! 🐑🌟👆

Crown them! 👑

Congrats to Texas Tech’s Wool Judging Team on winning its third national championship in four years.

🔴From Here, It’s Possible⚫️

03/27/2024

Have you bought your tickets yet?🎟️ The Texas Tech Equestrian Center Spring Round Up Is just around the corner! Purchase tickets here: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/equestriancenter/SpringRoundup.php 🐴For individual tickets, use code EARLYBIRD for $25 off. Promo code expires April 15th!🌟

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, you can find opportunities here: https://www.depts.ttu.edu/equestriancenter/SpringRoundup.php

Please note, the location has changed from previous years to now be at the Frazier Alumni Pavilion.🤠

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Last week, Davis College’s AgriTechsans flew out to California FFA Convention to talk to high school students about the opportunities available within Davis College. ☀️😎

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We had a great weekend connecting with cattle producers at the Annual Meeting for Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 👆🤠

03/18/2024

Join the TTU Ambassadors for Agriculture for on Ag Row on Tuesday, March 19 from 9am-12pm!

03/18/2024

🌟Did you know students in the Texas Tech University Department of Agricultural Education & Communications produce the college's magazine, The Agriculturist? These 46 students are working hard this semester to highlight the best of our college and community. 📚🌟If you'd like to receive a FREE copy of this magazine, sign up here! https://bit.ly/3IKObcF

03/17/2024

Don't miss National Ag Day on March 19! 🌟 Davis College's student organizations from various departments are coming together to highlight their role in agriculture and natural resources. 🌾 Plus, don't miss out on tours of the Agricultural Pavilion led by landscape architecture students! 🏞️ They'll share the building's fascinating history and teach you all about landscape architecture and its vital connection to agriculture. 🌿 Don't miss this chance to learn and explore! 🎓🌟

03/16/2024

👉 FIFTY exceptional undergraduate students from Davis College are being recognized for the distinguished Deans’ Scholars Awards! 🌟🎓👏 Read about them here: https://bit.ly/43jA6fP

03/15/2024

🙌Our fearless leader, Dean Clint Krehbiel, is paving the way for the next 100 years of Texas Tech’s Davis College. Read about it below!

Chasing the best.

Texas Tech Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources has outlined a vision and new way of looking at their future. It's the Pursuit of Prime, the top 10% in every area of the college.

https://www.ttu.edu/now/posts/2024/03/mailbag-the-pursuit-of-prime.php

03/14/2024

🎉👩‍🎓 Let's give a big shoutout to Grace Akumu for securing second place in the 2024 Graduate Poster Competition! 🌟 Standing out among peers from Texas Tech University, Grace showcased her brilliance in the Biological Life Sciences II category. 🌿🔬 We're so proud of Grace's achievements as a graduate student in the Texas Tech University Department of Animal & Food Sciences at Davis College! 🙌

03/12/2024

Congratulations to our livestock judging team for earning the Reserve Champion title at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo!

Congratulations to the RESERVE CHAMPION LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo this morning!

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Our Story

"Where we come from, workin’ hard is in the genes."
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources was one of the original colleges when Texas Tech opened in 1925. Today, there are 6 departments which offer 14 bachelors, 20 masters and 8 doctoral degrees, and the International Textile Center. For more information, visit Undergraduate Programs and Graduate Programs or go directly to the departments listed below.

CASNR builds leaders in and out of the classroom. The State and Federal Internship Program and many industry internships provide students with hands-on experience in legislative and commercial environments. More than twenty clubs, organizations and judging teams in CASNR offer chances to meet other students who have similar interests, compete in interscholastic contest, and gain leadership experience.

Career opportunities abound with a degree from CASNR - alumni include senators and representatives at the state and federal levels, NASA food scientists, doctors and veterinarians, sales representatives, biotechnologists, plant scientists, teachers and professors, magazine editors, lawyers, fisheries biologists, landscape architects, and bank presidents.

Departments
There are 6 departments within CASNR:
Agricultural and Applied Economics
Agricultural Education and Communications
Animal and Food Sciences
Landscape Architecture
Plant and Soil Science
Natural Resources Management

CASNR Facilities
Employers know that graduates of CASNR have hands-on experience - a reputation gained because our students have ready access to state-of-the-art facilities. Besides several buildings on campus that house offices, classrooms, and laboratories (including several computer labs with the latest technology and software), CASNR provides other educational and research facilities including:
A 900-acre farm adjacent to the campus
A 2,300-acre ranch 55 miles south of Lubbock
A greenhouse/experimental garden complex
A feedmill and beef cattle feedlot
Horse, swine, and sheep/goat centers
Collaborative design studio


Did you know:
We’re a leading college in the U.S. with programs awarding 14 baccalaureate, 20 masters and 8 Ph.D. degrees in agricultural sciences and natural resources disciplines.

We are one of the few colleges where academic advising is done by faculty members. Our professors maintain an “open door” policy and are dedicated to helping students receive a comprehensive education.

Our classes average about 30 students per class, and the student/teacher ratio is approximately 13 to 1.

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) adheres to the highest standards of excellence in learning, research and engagement. Whether it’s food, fiber, natural resources, environmental sciences, management, or planning, CASNR leads the charge on regional, state and global levels. With six academic departments and several research centers and institutes, CASNR is preparing society-ready graduates with the ability to think creatively and analytically, while also providing discoveries on current and emerging aspects of agricultural research with state, regional, national and global impacts.

CASNR is:
A leading college in the U.S. with programs awarding 10 baccalaureate, 13 masters and 5 doctoal degrees in agricultural sciences and natural resources disciplines.
Currently ranked in the upper third in size among universities with agricultural sciences and natural resources programs.

CASNR has:
State-of-the-art research and teaching facilities
A biotechnology–ready greenhouse
A Collaborative design studio for landscape architecture
An Equestrian Center with four outdoor arenas and one indoor arena
One on-campus and two off-campus research farms
Turf management and maintenance program at the Rawls Course (Texas Tech’s European designed, 18-hole championship golf course)

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National Ag Day
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From the Rio Grande Valley to Texas Tech University | From Here, It’s Possible
🌽 Happy National FFA Week! 🚜 #nationalffaweek #ttudaviscollege #fromhereitspossible
👩‍🔬Today, we celebrate #womenandgirlsinscience. Current and future female scientists in Davis College are paving the way...
From Here, It’s Possible. We caught up with a few of our alumni at @beefusa’s #cattlecon. From event planning to sales, ...
Making Beef BetterDavis College researchers Dale Woerner, Jerrad Legako and Laura Fischer teamed up with the @beefchecko...
Making Beef Better: TTU Davis College Serves the NCBA Beef Checkoff
Making Beef Better: TTU Davis College Serves the NCBA Beef Checkoff
@ttuagambassadors are at the Ramirez Elementary School STEM Night teaching children about planting seeds, where meat com...
And that’s a wrap to Winter Welcome 2024! @aggie_brandon is our new Mr. Davis College🤠👆
Here’s a weekend throwback to the good ol’ days. 📻📺📽️#texastech #ttudaviscollege

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2907 15th Street
Lubbock, TX
79409

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
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