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About Julie Vrazel

Editor As a third generation rancher, I prefer the outdoors. After all, there’s no better feeling than dirt under my feet and wind whipping through my hair.

Don’t go wild taking sunflower photos

Texas fields and pastures make a pretty backdrop, but it’s important to remember that the land, crops and livestock are the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers.

12 things to know about Texas farmers

Farming and ranching are the roots that hold a family legacy, bring together communities and fuel the world economy. Agriculture is a part of each of us.

June 30, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Tacos begin on a farm

By Julie Tomascik Any day of the week. Any meal. Any time. Tacos are one of the foods that trump the dinner plate in Texas. And even more so on Taco Tuesday. Did you know? You can’t have tacos without Texas farmers and ranchers. The ingredients that make tacos tasty get their start on farms [...]

Agriculture’s classroom is full of lessons

The new “normal” right now may be distance learning as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic, but hands-on lessons are still taking place on Texas farms and ranches. That’s because agriculture can enhance the lessons students are learning through school curriculum. Like using math to develop feed rations for livestock or how much fertilizer should be [...]

Spring break—farm kid style

By Julie Tomascik The cool, dreary weather is fading into warmer days filled with the sights, smells and sounds of agriculture coming to life in the spring. Families are taking vacations. Teachers are recovering. And many farm kids are getting dirty. Because it’s finally spring break! In Texas, spring breaks are staggered for the schools. [...]

March 10, 2020|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments