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  • Organic sales hit all-time highs last year, according to the 2019 Organic Industry Survey.

Record year for organic sales in 2018

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Organic sales hit all-time highs last year, according to the Organic Industry Survey. The survey, released last week by the Organic Trade Association, showed the U.S. organic market made $52.5 [...]


  • Savings are on the horizon as a pair of sales tax holidays are set for this weekend in Texas.

Sales tax holidays set for Memorial Day weekend

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Savings are on the horizon as a pair of sales tax holidays are set for [...]

  • The Trump administration will make up to $16 billion available in new direct payments to farmers, ranchers and commodity purchases through a trade assistance package announced today.

Second trade assistance package announced

The Trump administration will make up to $16 billion available in new direct payments to farmers and ranchers through a [...]

  • Ag Mag

New ‘Ag Mag’ explores food waste

A new food waste Ag Mag, developed by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, is available for purchase in [...]

  • Trans Pecos Aviation, the Cude’s ag aviation venture, offers wildlife counts, livestock gathering and predator control.

Ag aviation is new frontier for one Far West Texas family

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor Warren Cude follows the zigzag path of several feral hogs on the run, sights in, [...]

  • The 124-page National Beef Quality Assurance manual addresses topics such as food safety, animal well-being, worker safety and environmental stewardship.

National Beef Quality Assurance manual released

An official manual for the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program is being distributed nationwide throughout the cattle industry. The manual [...]

  • Macie Clugston, a Texas A&M University senior of Callisburg, joins Texas Farm Bureau’s Communications division as the summer intern.

Clugston joins TFB Communications division as intern

Macie Clugston of Callisburg, Texas, joins Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) Communications division as the summer intern. Clugston will graduate from [...]

  • Texas Animal Health Commission livestock inspectors discovered fever ticks on cattle originating from a Webb County premises during a routine voluntary inspection at a program dipping vat on April 23.

Fever ticks confirmed on Webb County premises

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) livestock inspectors discovered fever ticks on cattle originating from a Webb County premises during a [...]

  • A new My American Farm game, along with a supporting lesson plan, eComic and activity sheet, is available to help third through fifth grade students better understand the poultry and egg industry.

Egg-citing poultry adventure on My American Farm

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association, with funding from the USPOULTRY Foundation, [...]