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About Justin Green

Staff Writer Texas Farm Bureau

Don’t mess with Texas wildlife

By Justin Green Wild animals are wild. Redundant, but apparently it needed to be said. Recently in Yellowstone National Park, tourists picked up a bison calf because they thought it might be cold. For hundreds of years, these magnificently powerful creatures have not only survived in the cold, but thrived in the weather. Have you [...]

Food price vs. food preference

By Justin Green I must confess. I dislike grocery shopping. I like to cook. And I love to eat. But grocery shopping is not my forte. It was grueling as I made my weekly trek to the grocery store. Pulp-free or extra pulp orange juice? Crunchy or smooth peanut butter? Vanilla or chocolate ice cream!? [...]

Agriculture is just as American as baseball

By Justin Green It’s the bottom of the 9th. Your team has the bases loaded, down one run with their best hitter walking to the plate. You smell the popcorn. See the peanut vendor. And watch the pitcher nod to the catcher. You’re on the edge of your seat thinking about that pitch. Not about [...]

Modern-day agriculturalists in the food conversation

By Justin Green Growing up in rural Texas, farmers and ranchers have always had a style that’s all their own. Dusty jeans, worn boots and a sweat-stained hat. They meet for early morning coffee shop talk of weather and markets. Drive away in pickups with their Hooves & Horns calendar stuck to the dash, ready [...]

Great to be part of the Farm Bureau team!

By Justin Green Hey Texas Table Top family! My name is Justin Green, and I would like to invite you along as I start my career at Texas Farm Bureau! My agriculture background started the day I was born. My dad was a high school agricultural teacher for 17 years, which sparked my interest in [...]