By Julie Tomascik Freezing temperatures. Sleet. Ice-covered fields, pastures and roads. Winter Storm Landon has arrived in the Lone Star State. But the harsh winter variables are just a part of farming and ranching. Chores must still be done, like putting out hay and feed. Range cubes, liquid feed and alfalfa provide extra nutrition that [...]
Today is National Texas Day. It’s a day that recognizes the Lone Star State, along with its independent people and history. That includes the role of farmers and ranchers and the many businesses impacted by agriculture.
By Julie Tomascik ‘Tis the season to decorate and enjoy the Christmas spirit. And on Texas farms and ranches, you get to see some creative farm-style décor. Like Christmas lights on the barbed-wire fence. Or used tractor tires to make Christmas wreaths. Some even decorate the grain elevators. Old UTV or truck/car tires also make [...]
For many families, picking out the perfect Christmas tree is an annual tradition. But there are a few things you should keep in mind with your real Christmas tree to help keep it fresh through the holiday season.
The tall, tall trees in East Texas stretch to the sky and are cared for by timber farmers and foresters.