September 5, 2015
Animal and Range Science
- Award Recipient: Dr. Laura White, assistant professor of animal science (equine science) received the National North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Early Career Outstanding Teacher Award for 2015.
Cooperative Extension Service
- Raised Garden Beds: Luna County Cooperative Extension agent Jack Blandford joined together with Luna County Master Gardener, Dorian Dopson, and the Mayor of Columbus, Phillip Skinner to build raised garden beds. The garden beds will be used for a community garden to help the people eat healthy by adding fresh vegetables to their meals. With the help of Cooperative Extension Service, the community plans to build a total of 28 raised beds.