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Make your resolutions stick

By Amy Halfmann Registered, Licensed Dietitian Want to stick to your New Year’s resolutions—and help your kids stick to theirs? You’re a role model for your family and friends. So make 2016 the year to not only make healthy choices, but also model a healthy lifestyle and eating habits. Try these five simple, yet sensible, [...]

Why do farmers farm?

By Michelle Hochstein Hot summer night. A storm rolls in. Heavy downpours. Hail. The farmer fears the worst. And he’s right. His cotton is shredded. Another profit lost. January. Snow on the ground. 15 degrees. A howling wind makes it feel below zero. Hammer in hand, the rancher breaks ice. The cattle have to drink. [...]

June 30, 2015|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Transformation Tuesday: Wheat field to kitchen table

By Michelle Hochstein Fresh bread, warm from the oven. Cereal, morning or midnight. Flour to bake a cake. Noodles for spaghetti. What do all of these have in common? Wheat. It’s the primary grain used in foods we love to eat. Pastries. Crackers. And don’t forget tortillas. In fact, about three-quarters of all U.S. grain-based [...]

Feeding a growing family

By Lindsey Bowers Eat, eat and eat some more. With two growing boys, it’s all we can do to keep enough food in the house. After a day of playing outside, learning at school and helping with chores around the farm, the boys are hungry. And we’re happy to feed their growing appetites, especially knowing [...]

Safe. From our farm to your table.

By Shannon Sparks Being a mother isn’t always easy. But it’s always worth it. You want the best for your children, but sometimes you question the decisions you make. Do we buy the expensive baby swing or do we opt for the more economical one? What are the right food choices for nutrition and safety? [...]