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Young farmers step up in agriculture

By Shala Watson Winds of change bring fresh faces and concepts to agriculture. It’s happening now. And will continue. Because the average age of U.S. farmers and ranchers today is about 58, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Census of Agriculture. By 2030, more than half a million of the country’s farmers will [...]

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 [...]

5 ways agriculture can affect you in 2016

By Julie Tomascik A headline. It’s eye opening. But is it true? It’s how we get our news in today’s fast-paced society. Short snippets catch our attention and influence our decisions, including those about agriculture. Like food choices, farming and ranching practices and more. But it’s a new year. A time to ask questions. And [...]