Super Bowl XLVIII

When Super Bowl XLVIII kicks off Feb. 3 at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta Georgia., football fans may be surprised to know how agriculture plays into the gridiron game plan. • From leather footballs to fan-favorite snacks, the big Bowl would not be as Super without the products of farmers… Continue reading

The Time for Hemp has Come

The Time for Hemp has Come

January 9, 2019 “Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” –Thomas Jefferson (TDA) As an eighth-generation farmer and rancher I know that variety in crop production is essential for Texas agricultural producers. Cotton is King in Texas,… Continue reading

SNAP Press Release

(Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019) – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a plan to ensure that low-income Americans have access to the nutrition they need, despite the inability of Congress to pass an appropriations bill that safely secures our… Continue reading