USDA awards $7.3 million in funding for agricultural research

Fri, Oct 27, 2017 - 11:44am

On October 17, 2017, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the recipients of 17 grants totaling $7.3 million for projects focused on the development of next generation agricultural technologies and systems to meet the growing demand for food, fuel, and fiber.  Funding is provided by NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), as authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. ...

Book highlights 40 years of photography featuring horse culture

Fri, Jan 8, 2016 - 7:52am

Denton County is home to one of the largest concentrations of horse ranches in the world. The county has more than 350 such ranches, and many more are in the surrounding North Texas area.

And Denton County is also home to a huge diversity of horses, including Thoroughbreds, American Quarter Horses, Arabians and Appaloosas.

Now, a new book printed through the University of...