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Monarch butterfly caterpillar in milkweed blossom at Texas farm
A monarch butterfly caterpillar feeds on a milkweed blossom. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Bastard cabbage and johnsongrass on Texas farm
Bastard cabbage and johnsongrass invade rows of beans.  Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Landscape fabric in rows of cantaloupe on Texas farm
Landscape cloth creates a weed barrier between rows of cantaloupe mounds. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Wildflowers growing in raised beds on a Texas farm
Wildflowers growing at the base of a raised bed. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Truck spraying fertilizer and herbicide on a Texas farm
Truck sprays hay field with chemical fertilizers and herbicides. Photo by Marshall Hinsley