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Jersey Village High School sophomore Jose Lopez drops to one knee and gets emotional after it was announced he placed second in swine’s class three in judging at the CFISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale on Feb. 8. This was his first year showing an animal and Lopez said he was amazed at the recognition for raising his pig, which he named Pumbaa. (CFISD courtesy photo)

Pumbaa takes second, Lopez takes a knee

By Andrea Zagal, Jersey Village HS JERSEY VILLAGE — It wasn’t for winning first place, but Jersey Village High School sophomore Jose Lopez dropping to...
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Founding Fathers were Founding Farmers

By Gene Hall On President’s Day, I like to remind myself that our presidents were not only founding fathers, but “founding farmers.” In the 18th Century,...

Gene-edited chickens might break bird flu contagion chain

By Gene Hall The great worldwide flu pandemic of 1918 killed 50 million people and reduced average life expectancy in the U.S. alone by an...
The 25th annual CFISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 7-9 at the CFISD Exhibit Center. Last year’s event generated approximately $720,000 in sales and donations. (CFISD courtesy photo)

25th annual CFISD Livestock Show and Sale set for Feb. 7-9

CYPRESS -- The 25th annual CFISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 7-9 at the CFISD Exhibit Center (11206 Telge...
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Farmers, ranchers focus on Texas Legislature

By Gene Hall The calendar says it’s an odd-numbered year. That means the Texas Legislature has convened in Austin for a 140-day session. There is a...
Texas farmers and ranchers helped establish national policy at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in New Orleans. (Texas Farm Bureau courtesy photo)

Texas farmers, ranchers help set national farm policy

NEW ORLEANS — Food labeling, trade and rural broadband access were among the resolutions discussed and approved by farmers and ranchers from across the...
The 25th annual CFISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 7-9 at the CFISD Exhibit Center. Last year’s event generated approximately $720,000 in sales and donations. (CFISD courtesy photo)

25th annual CFISD Livestock Show and Sale set for Feb. 7-9

CYPRESS -- The 25th annual CFISD Livestock Show Association Show and Sale will be held Feb. 7-9 at the CFISD Exhibit Center (11206 Telge...
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U.S. House passes farm bill to relief of Texas farmers, SNAP proponents

WASHINGTON - The Farm Bill, one of the most important pieces of federal legislation to millions of Texans, successfully made its way through both...

Report: Toxic herbicide found in many Texans’ drinking water

Bookmark us! By Carlos Anchondo, The Texas Tribune More than 10 million Texans have consumed drinking water with some level of atrazine – a toxic herbicide...

Cypress Woods FFA Horse Judging Team wins 2018 Texas Horse Cup

CYPRESS — The Cypress Woods High School FFA Horse Judging Team was awarded the 2018 Texas Horse Cup this summer by Horsejudging.com, with the...