Wildfires are known for their destructive and reckless behavior on the South Plains. However, Robin Verble, Ph.D., in […]
Category Archive: Spring 2017 Issue
Articles with this tag were written by students in the fall 2016 ACOM 4310 course and were published in the spring 2017 issue of the Agriculturist.
It was just an idea. But it wasn’t just one person’s idea. They all saw the need for […]
“We pulled ourselves up out of the ashes of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, and we built the most efficient, safest and productive food production system that the world has ever known.”
One in six children suffer from obesity, according to the Center for Disease Control. This figure is not […]
“CommonGround is all about women on the farm and being able to connect with consumers,” said Pruitt. “More than 80 percent of food buyers are female, which is why it is so important that we make those connections.”
“We are applying eDNA to new species in this case, and that will provide new opportunities for natural resources management.”
Spurs scraping against the porch steps, Cooper swipes off his hat and shuffles his way inside his simple ranch home. Kissing Holly on the forehead, he scoops up his baby girl and says a silent prayer of thankfulness for the life he feels blessed to live and the dream he gets to live daily.
One of the best ways to work through a crossroads in your life is to take a trip and let your new surroundings help you solve the problem. One of the best ways to give your children a very detailed education and holistic upbringing is to give them a new environment. One of the best ways to find personal fulfillment is to develop a system in which strangers can fly through your yard or spend the night in your trees. If you’ve never been given such advice, you’ve probably never met David Beilharz.
David Weindorf, Ph.D., knew when Chien-Lu Ping retired from academics his knowledge of arctic soils would be leaving […]
Dog shelters sometimes get a bad rap. The negative connotation that often accompanies dog shelters makes them seem like a scary place from the outside. However, if you take a closer look, these shelters are no different from the dairy farmer or hog raiser, who is just trying to give their animals the best possible lives they can.
There is no better program that the kids can do basically the same thing as every other kid and be treated the exact same.
“The pollinators have a huge importance,” Rendon said. “Out of 124 main total food crops, pollinators account for the pollination and success; so a huge percentage of crops is dependent on these pollinators.”
Search Engines. Almanacs. Keyboards. Tractors. Blog posts. Commodity prices. Farmers. The internet.
On Monday, Aug 5, 2015 a crew from the Environmental Protection Agency was cleaning the Gold King Mine […]
Being in the dairy industry is all Brad Bouma has ever known. Little did he know, he would soon play a major role in what is now one of the quickest growing milk companies in the country.
Beyond The Focal Point
He looks through the lens of his camera, sees his subject, looks back at his camera, changes a few settings and begins to create something special.
What do your favorite pair of blue jeans and the apple you ate for breakfast have in common? At some point in time, a pollinator helped set the process in motion to get a crop from the field to you.
Here. in West Texas cotton is king. Even though cotton produced isn’t all year round, the students and […]
Standing just outside of his barn, below the scarlet red Texas Tech Double T that faces County Road 1240, Dan Taylor stares at his collection of tractors, a chuck wagon and a lifetime of memories hung up on his walls.
A smell of sweet comforting treats fills the air. You begin to salivate as a display of scrumptious […]
“I know there is going to be a day in my lifetime where my pivots won’t be running. It is a humbling reality, so my goal is to become the best farmer I can be and conserve every precious drop of water I can.”
A s he backed into the roping box looking under the brim of his Resistol hat, Hunter Cure saw the dust of his competitor, and knew it was his moment to shine at the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 2013.