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Litter, balloons trash Texas

By Julie Tomascik Let’s talk trash, Texas. Plastic cups. Napkins. Fast food packaging. Even full trash bags. That litter is trashing up our beautiful state. About 435 million pieces of visible litter can be found on Texas roadways, according to the Don’t Mess With Texas campaign. That’s a lot, and that’s only the trash we [...]

March Madness: Agriculture busting brackets

By Julie Tomascik Editor Wins and losses. They aren’t just for your March Madness bracket. They’re for agriculture, too. And boy have the last few months been tough. Farmers along the Texas Gulf Coast have faced nearly non-stop rains since last fall. They’re just now preparing their fields to plant when most would’ve already been [...]

5 tips when driving behind farm equipment

By Julie Tomascik You left your house 15 minutes late, and you get caught in traffic. The reason? Large farm equipment. It’s that time of year again, when farmers are beginning to plant from the Rio Grande Valley to Central Texas. It won’t be long, and the rest of the state will follow as the [...]

Busting myths about beef nutrition

By Julie Tomascik Eating preferences—we all have them. Some choose to be vegetarians. Others pursue the vegan route. Then, there are folks—myself included—who are omnivores. Growing up on a family rancher, there was only one way to eat—a balanced meal that included meat and vegetables. But I was an open-minded 10-year-old ready to experience the [...]

Farmer Barbie outfitted to bring ag to young girls

By Julie Tomascik Red tractor. Pink trailer. Chickens, a lamb, a calf. And a good pair of overalls. Farmer & Tractor Barbie is outfitted to bring agriculture to young girls. She’s back for her third year through the Careers Barbie line, and she’s showing girls that career goals can include agriculture. While agriculture has long [...]

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