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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
By Julie Tomascik We have a lot of freedoms. The freedom to worship as we please. The freedom to decide what we want to wear. And the freedom to choose what foods we want to eat. The great thing about American agriculture is however you want to eat—organic, non-GMO, traditional, conventional, grain-fed or grass-fed—there will [...]