By Emmy Powell Football, food and commercials. Those are the three things I think of when it’s Super Bowl weekend. Many fans are cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs or the Philadelphia Eagles, but I’m rooting for agriculture. Without agriculture, the big game just simply wouldn’t be what it is. Can you imagine the ultimate [...]
By Julie Tomascik Loading. Loading. Loading. Oh, wait. Disconnected. For many in rural Texas and in rural areas across the nation, it’s an all too familiar feeling when trying to stream content, check email or upload files. It’s been said the internet is just a rumor in some parts of remote Texas. Once considered a [...]
She’s a farmer. She’s a rancher. She’s a steward of the land. She’s a teacher. She’s a community leader. She’s an advocate for her family, friends and agriculture. She’s a mother. She’s a wife. She’s a sister. And maybe even a grandmother. Farmers and ranchers have been the backbone of our economy for many years, [...]
National Ag Day celebrates the contribution of the agriculture and food industries.
By Julie Tomascik Editor While agriculture has long been considered a man’s arena, women have played an active role on farms and ranches for centuries. And today, there are even more women involved in agriculture. The latest U.S. Census of Agriculture, released in 2017, shows over 36% of American farmers and ranchers are women. And [...]