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Nov 14, 2011

Continuing deterioration of nation’s bridges gets short shrift in funding

Deterioration of nation's bridges continues as funding fails to keep pace....More
Nov 11, 2011

Beetle-mimicking irrigation system wins Dyson award

A young Australian engineer has won the 2011 James Dyson Award for developing a low-maintenance, solar-powered, drip-irrigation system....More
Nov 10, 2011

2011 Cotton Photo Contest Winners Announced

We have had a wonderful response to our first photo contest and the winners of the Cotton photo contest are announced....More
Nov 08, 2011

Halloween no match for scary Texas summer

If you’re a kid in Texas and wanted to make a huge haul on Halloween, you dressed up as the weather phenomenon La Niña. Farmers and ranchers would....More
Nov 07, 2011

Animals and porn: yet another off-the-wall scheme for attention

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has announced the launch in December of an XXX porn website....More
Nov 06, 2011

Two seemingly unrelated events closely connected

Two singularly unique and remarkably important events occurred last week, which, at first glance, may seem to be unrelated but, on closer....More
Nov 02, 2011

Time to vote for your favorite photo2

The time is finally here to start voting for your favorite cotton photo!! Voting begins November 2, 2011 and will end at 5 PM CST November 9, 2011....More
Oct 31, 2011

Essay on elder family member hits home

Any fourth-grade essay that starts out: “My grandfather, Ron Smith, is awesome,” deserves a closer reading. I couldn’t help but delve further into....More
Oct 26, 2011

Military may play key role toward making biofuels commercially viable

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says military use of alternate energy can lessen dependence on imported oil....More
Oct 26, 2011

Texas Ag Forum offers insights into farm bill debates

If some awful disaster had hit the Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark Monday, Texas would have lost some of the state’s, possibly the country’s, most....More
Oct 26, 2011

Cotton photo entry deadline fast approaching

You still have time to get your photos in the contest, send them to by Nov. 1, 2011....More
Oct 25, 2011

Foundation doesn’t mind exploiting cantaloupe tragedy

The Weston A. Price Foundation apparently has no qualms about exploiting calamity either. They don’t even need the facts to put out a news release –....More
Oct 17, 2011

While awaiting Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol, a wistful farewell to summer

If the Publishers Clearing House Prize Patrol came knocking at my door with their $10 million check, I’d (after the obligatory whooping and hollering....More
Oct 14, 2011

Just wait ‘till tomorrow

This particular article was titled “Procrastination can hurt your career.” I scanned the high points before I “filed” it and was eager to delve....More
Oct 12, 2011

Indiana truckers aid Texas ranchers

I’m never surprised when I hear about farmers stepping up in time of trouble and helping out their neighbors. I’ve seen it too often to think it’s....More
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