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Feb 24, 2011

Cotton mill tour rekindles memories

The first real job, the first work I did for which I got a company paycheck, was in a cotton mill. The summer after I graduated from high school my....More
Feb 18, 2011

I remember picking cotton as a kid but it wasn’t worth $2 a pound in ‘53

If cotton had been selling for $2 a pound when I was a kid, my whole life might have changed....More
Feb 14, 2011

China’s changing labor and wage picture an influence on economies worldwide

China’s changing labor and wage picture an influence on economies worldwide....More
Feb 14, 2011

Some budget cuts would be counterproductive

Last fall, as he was campaigning, Texas Governor Rick Perry proudly boasted, “Texas is open for business.” Now, with a $27 billion budget shortfall....More
Feb 03, 2011

One should never panic on icy roads

They taught me in driver’s education my senior year in high school not to panic when the vehicle you’re driving hits a patch of ice and begins to....More
Feb 02, 2011

One hungry planet

Feeding the world's population will be a challenge globally for farmers, the alternative is one hungry planet....More
Feb 01, 2011

Extension's role adapts to change

With almost a century of service, Extension's role adapts to change....More
Feb 01, 2011

It’s a good day to work from home

On days like this I’m glad I work from home....More
Jan 31, 2011

Chinese cotton crop looking for a home, any home

Chinese storing cotton in their homes is a sign of how valuable the white fiber has become....More
Jan 27, 2011

Renewable energy at USDA

USDA is “working hard to unleash the power of America’s innovators and entrepreneurs to build a green energy economy,” blogged Sec. Tom Vilsack....More
Jan 19, 2011

U.S. cotton industry – best imitated, not dismantled

Cotton production in the West African country of Burkina Faso is expected to significantly increase in 2011, thanks to technology from the United....More
Jan 12, 2011

Dick Winters, a true American hero, dead at 92

Major Dick Winters, hero of Band of Brothers book, TV series, has died....More
Jan 07, 2011

Another Beltwide success story

We have achy feet, sore backs, bloodshot eyes and tinges of carpal tunnel syndrome from relentless typing and scribbling notes. Acid reflux has been....More
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