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Department of Animal Sciences


West Texas A&M Master's Student

The Department of Agricultural Sciences at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) has partnered with Dairy Innovations, LLC in support of finding an individual looking to pursue a master’s degree. The masters student will attend WTAMU and will be funded by Allied Milk Producers Cooperative for two years. 

The opportunities that will be presented to the prospective agriculture media and communication graduate students include: working with Dr. Troy Tarpley and Dr. Tanner Robertson to create, develop, and educate dairy farmers about the FARM program. The individual will be creating materials and coordinating training classes and programs for dairy farmers. They will also have the opportunity to work as the media specialist for the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences. The student will also assist in all WTAMU athletic sports camps. Prior to the events they will need to produce signage that promotes milk as a recovery drink. While at these events their duty will be to hand out milk and signage, promoting milk as a recovery drink. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Dr. Troy Tarpley at or Dr. Tanner Robertson at

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