demograhics http://hppr.org en Texas Panhandle: How are you going to keep them down on the farm? http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-how-are-you-going-keep-them-down-farm <p></p><p>The only livestock Mike Skinner has these days are birds in a cage.&nbsp; Skinner sold the family farm last spring.&nbsp; Land he was once farmed, as did his brother, his parents, and his grandparents reported <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/2014/01/03/farms-arent-going-away-lot-little-ones-are/?utm_source=texastribune.org&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Main%20Feed&amp;utm_reader=feedly">the Texas Tribune</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 26355 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle: How are you going to keep them down on the farm? Census: Kansas and Oklahoma Median Age Decreases; Texas Majority-Minority http://hppr.org/post/census-kansas-and-oklahoma-median-age-decreases-texas-majority-minority <p>Nationally, the United States is aging, but recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed five states bucked the trend.&nbsp; They are: Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Hawaii, and Alaska.&nbsp; The report also noted half of children under the age of five are minorities, Asians are the fastest growing minority or ethnic group, and four states, including Texas, are, "majority-minority."&nbsp; You can read the recent article from the Kansas Institute of Health <strong><a href="http://www.khi.org/news/2013/jun/13/census-kansas-one-few-states-where-median-age-decr/">here</a></strong>. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:18:56 +0000 Cindee Talley 17539 at http://hppr.org Census: Kansas and Oklahoma Median Age Decreases; Texas Majority-Minority