cotton

Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University

Texas A&M University-Commerce archivist emeritus Jim Conrad discusses the book "Empire of Cotton" by Sven Beckert, and the era of cotton as the dominant product of the Texas economy.  Jim also represents the Friends of the Commerce Public Library, and he reminds us that the annual Summer Reading Program for children is underway at the library, with weekly meetin

Commodity Online

Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says the Greenville Chamber of Commerce started a demonstration program 100 years ago to give a boost to the county's declining cotton industry.

Hunt County Historical Commission

Hunt County Historical Commission chairman Carol Taylor says fall was once cotton picking time in Hunt County and all of Northeast Texas.  She's our guest on the Blacklands Cafe.

NPR

Northeast Texas cotton growers will be harvesting soon, as the region's agriculture producers are beginning to suffer from drought effects, according to this week's Texas Agrilife crop and weather report.