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10 reasons to respect Texas farmers, ranchers

By Julie Tomascik Calloused hands and sun-kissed skin. Mud on her boots and grease on his pants. Exhaustion is in their eyes, yet each step has the spring of earlier years. He’s a farmer, and so is she. They’re running tractors and plows from sun up to sun down. Working cattle and baling hay. It’s [...]

National Egg Month is egg-citing!

By Jessica Domel Feeling a little fried? Scrambling for something to cook today? This month, we’re celebrating an eggcellent source of protein that is sure to please both your family and their taste buds. Whether you like them brown, white or even green, eggs are a versatile part of a balanced diet. At about 19 [...]

Too much or not enough?

By Justin Walker Too much. Or not enough. It’s the never-ending challenge with moisture and agriculture. This year is no different. The Lone Star State has faced wild weather this spring—torrential rains, flooding, hailstorms and tornados. It’s a far cry from the drought conditions that once plagued a majority of the state. But the wet [...]

May 14, 2019|Categories: Cotton, Drought, Featured, Water|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Texas brings the beef

By Julie Tomascik A cow here. A cow there. Cows everywhere! That’s because Texas is the top beef-producing state in the nation, and raising cattle is the largest part of Texas agriculture. What does that mean for you as a consumer? Tasty, flavorful beef in all forms on your table. Did you know one 1,300-lb. [...]

May 7, 2019|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |1 Comment

Planting a seed for the love of agriculture

By Jennifer Dorsett I’ll never forget my first garden. I planted the seeds. Watered them. And tiny green sprouts began to emerge several days later. With more water throughout the growing season, some fertilizer and a watchful eye, I grew a nice little crop in my garden. I was proud of my work. The experience [...]

April 30, 2019|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments