West Texas A&M University

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College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences Scholarly Activities

Scholarly Activities

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.