Welcome to the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University! We are a student-focused, research-intense, multidisciplinary department. Our comprehensive academic department offers coursework and academic programs in a broad array of the plant and soil sciences. Plant and Soil Science faculty conduct research from the cellular level through whole plants to large-scale ecosystems and post-production, value-added processes. Please explore our website and see the opportunities our department offers! We have 27 faculty members committed to help you reach your educational goal. If you have any questions or comments about our department, don't hesitate to call or email us. If you are a prospective student wanting a tour or to visit with our faculty, we would be delighted to hear from you.
March 15-23 – Spring Break
A $19.3 million contribution from Bayer CropScience to benefit research programs and projects in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources was announced today (Jan. 23). Funds will support research developments in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, including an endowed chair in plant and soil science, a fellowship endowment for graduate students and new research facilities and space in the department.
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (Dec. 13) approved a $13 million project to design and construct a new Plant & Soil Science Building and renovate the existing Plant Sciences Building. Groundbreaking is anticipated in June 2014 with completion in May 2015
The College of Agriculture Science and Natural Recourses has begun its search to replace Dr. Richard Zartman who announced his intention to retire in May 2014.
Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources honored six distinguished alumni on Monday (Feb. 10) at the university’s McKenzie Merket Alumni Center. The Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards honor alumni who’ve made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments and careers have brought distinction to the college and to the professions associated with agriculture and natural resources.