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Recognize mom this Mother’s Day

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, [...]

May 6, 2022|Categories: Featured, Meet a Farmer|Tags: , |0 Comments

Women are a driving force in agriculture

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 [...]

March 8, 2022|Categories: Featured, Meet a Farmer|Tags: , |0 Comments

Care for your fresh cut Christmas tree with these tips

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.

Texas timber fuels the economy

The tall, tall trees in East Texas stretch to the sky and are cared for by timber farmers and foresters.

October 20, 2021|Categories: Featured, Meet a Farmer, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The government isn’t paying farmers to destroy their crops

Farmers are not getting paid by the government to destroy their crops.