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Friday, August 19, 2022

Safety awareness aims to stop track tragedies

 By Gary Joiner Publisher Safety around railroad trains, tracks and crossings is a serious matter. It can be deadly far too many times. Texas ranks number one...
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Texas meatpacking plant reverses course, will allow state to test workers

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune May 13, 2020 "Texas meatpacking plant reverses course, will allow state to test workers" was first published by The Texas...

Harris County Flood Control District completes first round of Hurricane Harvey repairs

Harris County Flood Control District has recently completed drainage infrastructure repairs using the first $13 million from a post-Hurricane Harvey grant awarded by the...
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FM roads mean ‘Farm-to-Market’

By Gene Hall What is a farm-to-market road? Just what it says—a means to get the product of Texas farms to market. It’s a road system...
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Farmers struggle as trade war goes on

By Gene Hall You will never get much argument in farm country about the Chinese being bad trade partners. Their misbehavior has been a problem...
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Converting plants into beef

By Gene Hall Many dollars are spent to create a product similar to beef from vegetables and plant-based material. According a satirical story in...
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Beware of heat stress, exhaustion

By Gene Hall The week ahead in Texas could be the hottest of the year so far. Temperatures are forecast at near triple digits. Extreme heat...
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No good time for a trade war

By Gene Hall For farmers and ranchers, there is no good time for a trade war. When one gets started, agriculture is a tempting target....
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Fiscal Notes: Texas Water — Planning for More

AUSTIN — In the April edition of Fiscal Notes, released today, the Comptroller’s office examines Texas’ efforts to secure reliable supplies of water for...

Why animal agriculture is a world asset

By Gene Hall Many people believe cutting back on eating meat will drastically reduce world greenhouse gas emissions. Much of this is based on a...