Many Americans are familiar with Eli Whitney, and although his work had varied implications on mechanical efficiencies around the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, it is the cotton gin for which he is famous. In 1793, Whitney filed a patent on a mechanized cotton gin...

CAREER PROFILE: AGRICULTURE ATTORNEY As with any commercial enterprise, navigating the often-complex legal waters of business can be an overwhelming task. If legal issues are ignored, the business owner may face onerous repercussions down the road; tackling them alone is risky and detracts from the focus...

CAREER PROFILE: CATTLE ORDER BUYER On an unseasonably warm November morning in South Texas, Robert Smith stands on the catwalk above the cattle pens at Union Livestock Commission in Hondo. He will repeat this act in three more towns during the week, scouting cattle prior to...

Can social media get you fired? Failing to monitor your online behavior can get you into trouble, if you're not careful. Remember the time Red Cross found two extra beers and used the hashtag #gettingslizzered? This blunder turned into a great recovery, very few make a miraculous...

Is managing your online reputation something you think about? When did you last google yourself? How about googled your name plus your college? Managing your online reputation can easily slip your mind but if you’re smart, you’ll take action. Managing Your Online Reputation  Watching your online reputation has...