The College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences annually conducts over $5 million worth of research that is critical to the region and the nation. Our scientists are doing research on the cutting edge of the following areas:
Food Safety – Working to protect the livestock industry and consumers from antibiotic resistant pathogens
Air Quality – Working to solve the air quality issues of dust and odor to improve the lives of people and livestock.
Ogallala Aquifer – Working to extend the life of the lifeblood of the Texas Panhandle and at the same time promote the efficient use of this resource.
Environmental Risk – Working to assess the risks associated with various agriculture and non-agriculture enterprises.
Wildlife Management – Working to ensure that future generations in the Panhandle continue to enjoy the abundant wildlife of the High Plains.
Dryland Agriculture – Working to improve the productivity and sustainability of cropping systems on arid lands.