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Get 5 dirty truths on agriculture

By Julie Tomascik Farming and ranching is tough work. Downright dirty at times. Those long hours on the tractor, in the pasture or in the shop aren’t for everyone. Only a few choose to do it—about 2 percent, actually. Most of them clock in at a young age and never retire. And you should know [...]

Peach Crumble Pie

By Kelly Bogard Sometimes life surprises you. Sometimes it's pleasant and others not so much. So when I walked into the grocery store earlier this week, I didn't realize I was in for such a good surprise. Big, juicy, sweet smelling Texas peaches from the Hill Country. These are perfect for Peach Melba Pound Cake [...]

Evolution of Texas agriculture hasn’t changed the mission

By Justin Walker The world is constantly changing. And Texas agriculture is no exception. The farms and ranches we see today are vastly different from those our grandparents grew up with, which were advanced compared to their grandparents. Agriculture’s evolution is widely associated with technological advancements. Like GPS, self-driving tractors, automated technology, drones and biotechnology. [...]

August 21, 2018|Categories: Agriculture Policy, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Egg Bites

By Kelly Bogard Summer is over. School is starting. And we all have to get back into a morning routine. That includes a tasty, filling breakfast for our kiddos. But it still needs to be a quick meal. Because, let's face it, we're usually rushing in the mornings at my house. Sounds like a breakfast [...]

Sky’s the limit with drones

By Haley Herzog Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a drone! And it’s another tool for farmers and ranchers to use, joining tractors and combines as mainstays on the farm. Over the last few years, unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, have taken off, giving flight to agriculture’s [...]