By Julie Tomascik Today, many celebrations and rallies will honor Earth Day. But for farmers and ranchers, who are #stillfarming through the COVID-19 pandemic, every day is Earth Day. They care for the land and resources. They care for their crops and livestock. They care for their families, too. All 365 days of the year. [...]
The dry, dusty, cracked ground in Texas is thirsty.
By Julie Tomascik It’s been one month since the historic artic weather blasted the Lone Star State. Now the sun is shining, and the green grass peeking through signals spring and hope for new growth and new life. But when the snow and ice covered Texas like a white blanket last month, some farm families [...]
By Julie Tomascik February’s historic winter storm brought record-setting low temperatures to the Lone Star State, leaving farmers and ranchers racing to care for their livestock, crops and families. For many, it was hours spent providing extra hay, feed and straw for bedding to keep animals warm. For others, it was monitoring fields and orchards. [...]
By Julie Tomascik Single digits for some Texans. Negative temperatures for others. Either way you look at it, it’s flat-out cold. The bone-chilling winds, the stinging cold and the snow and ice are not exactly what we’re used to in the Lone Star State. It’s a blizzard, and not one we ordered from Dairy Queen. [...]