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Hope floats amid South Texas floods

By Julie Tomascik After the blows dealt by 2020, farmers knew 2021 was going to be different. It was going to be a good year. And while many things have gone right, Mother Nature hasn’t played nice. Texas had a wet spring followed by a wet summer. The unusually wet year proved challenging for farmers [...]

July 15, 2021|Categories: Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Texas has legenDAIRY status

Have you “herd”? Texas is legenDAIRY! Learn a few dairy good facts on Texas Table Top!

What’s the difference between beef cattle and dairy cattle?

A cow is a cow, right? Not so fast! There are some significant differences between dairy cattle and beef cattle.

June 15, 2021|Categories: Beef, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Rain falls across Texas, but is it too much?

By Julie Tomascik Too much. Or not enough. It’s the never-ending challenge with moisture and agriculture. This year is no different. The Lone Star State has faced wild weather in 2021—a winter storm of a lifetime, tornadoes, hailstorms, torrential rains and flooding. And Mother Nature’s latest rain event is challenging some Texas farmers and ranchers. [...]

June 2, 2021|Categories: Drought, Environment, Featured, Texas Agriculture|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Agriculture is sustainable on Earth Day and every day

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. [...]