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About Justin Walker

Communications Specialist Texas Farm Bureau I could spend all day at the show barns, hiking through state parks or watching college football. Lucky for me, Texas is home to the best places to do all three.

Animal welfare: It’s already in practice

By Justin Walker Animal welfare. It is, and has been, a hot topic surrounding agriculture. It’s a priority of Texas cattlemen and women. And of consumers. From niche markets to mainstream consumer markets, ranchers in the Lone Star State play a unique role in providing a safe, nutritious product. And it all starts on farms [...]

October 30, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A letter to our Carolina friends and family

By Justin Walker Last week, Hurricane Florence devastated North and South Carolina. Here’s a letter to those who have been affected. To those who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence, We see you. We feel your loss. We are praying for your recovery. The news coverage of the storm has been difficult to watch. At [...]

Evolution of Texas agriculture hasn’t changed the mission

By Justin Walker The world is constantly changing. And Texas agriculture is no exception. The farms and ranches we see today are vastly different from those our grandparents grew up with, which were advanced compared to their grandparents. Agriculture’s evolution is widely associated with technological advancements. Like GPS, self-driving tractors, automated technology, drones and biotechnology. [...]

August 21, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Back-to-school shopping showcases Texas agriculture

By Justin Walker Crayons, paper, erasers…oh my! It’s back-to-school time and that means school supplies. For teachers and students. Did you know Texas agriculture is the source of many school supplies? Take East Texas timber growers. With their help, schools and classrooms will be filled with textbooks, notebooks, loose-leaf paper, pencils, rulers and more. Make [...]

Why should agriculture be on the small screen?

By Justin Walker We often feel disconnected from agriculture. Turn on your television. What do you see? Odds are, it’s not rural America. Most of today’s shows take place in the hustle and bustle of New York City. Or maybe Los Angeles. Chicago, Seattle, Denver. But our small towns, farms and ranches aren’t represented on [...]

June 19, 2018|Categories: Chicken, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments