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Organic v. conventional: What’s the difference?

By Amy Halfmann I love grocery pickup. Order online, someone fights the crowds for you, the babies sleep while another someone loads the groceries. What could be the problem? Accidentally selecting the wrong groceries. Sometimes online shopping can be deceiving. I thought I was buying plain ole yellow squash and zucchini. Except when I got [...]

What do agricultural communications graduates do?

By Elaine Jackson I did it. I made the move to Stephenville, and I’m starting my time as a college student at Tarleton State University. Now, life is full of new things—new town, new dorm, new roommate. It’s also full of new choices, especially when it comes to college majors. There are too many to [...]

I get to do this for a living

By Nathan Smith A landscape shot, complete with black Angus cattle in a green wheat field, was the first thing I saw on my Facebook timeline early last week. The picture was taken from horseback and the cutline from one of my rancher friends in West Texas read, “I get to do this for a [...]

June 13, 2017|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Feral hogs root up our family’s farm

By Lindsay Kimbrell The hog debate has really gotten hot the last couple of months, and I don’t understand why. Since when did so many care about a feral hog? But farmers and ranchers like myself do. We care about the damage they cause and the crops they destroy. We’ve been trying for years in [...]

5 facts to know about family farms

By Landee Kieschnick When I think of a family farm, hard work, nurturing and compassion come to mind. And, of course, lots of dirt. All of these describe not just my 100-year-old family farm, but the 2.1 million farms and ranches in the United States. Yet there’s a growing disconnect from agriculture. Two, three and [...]

March 7, 2017|Categories: Featured, Meet a Farmer, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |2 Comments