By Emmy Powell Today is National Peanut Day, so let’s go nuts and talk all about peanuts! Texas is the fourth-largest peanut-growing state in the nation, and it’s the ONLY state that grows all four peanut varieties! These varieties include Runner, Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. Do you know the difference between each type? Don’t worry. [...]
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.
Dairy has a place in a healthy diet! Bust out your milk jug and raise a glass to dairy’s many benefits.
It’s been one challenging year after another, but farmers and ranchers don’t give up easily. Here are some things folks in agriculture were grateful for in 2021.